CNA Financial has appointed Don Wehrkamp as new commercial underwriting officer for its Kansas City territory. He will work with branch vice presidents and business development leaders to shape strategy for the profitable growth of the company's entire commercial lines portfolio.

In this role, Mr Wehrkamp will ensure that the full complement of CNA’s products and services are presented to every account. He brings 30 years of insurance experience to this role.

Prior to this, Mr Wehrkamp served as branch manager for Zurich Insurance where he was responsible for underwriting results for the Kansas City and St Louis offices.

CNA is a commercial insurance writer and property and casualty company. The company’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages.

CNA’s services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration.