Indiana based Baldwin & Lyons, a specialty property-casualty insurer, appointed Joseph DeVito as new CEO, replacing Gary Miller in that role.

DeVito has been employed by Baldwin & Lyons in various capacities since 1981 and has been a director since 1997.

In addition, he will retain his current duties as president and chief operating officer of the company.

Miller, who has been with the company for the past 45 years, held the title of chairman and CEO since 1997.

Miller will remain with the company and hold the new position of executive chairman of the board of directors of Baldwin & Lyons.

Baldwin & Lyons provides coverages for large, medium and small-sized transportation fleets. The product offerings include coverage for private passenger automobile, business owners property and liability, professional liability and a variety of property and casualty reinsurance assumed programs.