WR Berkley launches new healthcare unit; appoints head from AIG


WR Berkley launches new healthcare unit; appoints head from AIG

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Insurer WR Berkley Corporation has formed Berkley Healthcare, a new unit that will provide a broad array of products and services to all types of healthcare providers.

Gregg Piltch, who was most recently at AIG, will lead the unit as its president, responsible for overseeing and coordinating additional and enhanced product offerings. Piltch has nearly 30 years of experience in the property/casualty insurance industry in senior leadership positions.

Berkley Healthcare is comprised of Berkley Healthcare Professional Underwriters, which provides customized, comprehensive professional liability solutions, and Berkley Healthcare Financial Lines, which will offer a suite of coverages, including director’s and officer’s liability, employment practices liability, errors and omissions and cyber liability.

The company said that Berkley Healthcare will work alongside BerkleyMed to bring additional solutions to the healthcare sector.

W. Robert Berkley, Jr., president and chief executive officer of WR Berkley Corporation, said: “We are excited to have Gregg join the organization to lead our team at Berkley Healthcare. With a strong foundation of professional liability products and services and the introduction of financial lines, Berkley Healthcare, along with BerkleyMed, is in a unique position to deliver comprehensive solutions tailored to specialized needs of businesses in the healthcare sector.

"We look forward to responding to the changing needs of the healthcare community and working across Berkley to seamlessly bring new and enhanced products to market.”

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