CompWest Insurance, a division of Accident Fund Holdings, has appointed Bryan Bogardus as the new president.

In his new role, Bogardus will serve as a key executive team member and is responsible for establishing the strategies required to build a profitable, innovative business in the western territories.

Bogardus most recently served as senior vice president of Corporate Operations for SeaBright Insurance Company.

Prior to that, he worked in a couple of other capacities, including senior resident vice president for the Western Region and senior vice president for Underwriting Operations.

Bogardus’ other workers’ compensation insurance field experience includes working for 17 years in a variety of capacities for Safeco Insurance Company, including region underwriting manager, region sales manager, commercial division vice president, and assistant vice president of workers’ compensation.