Freedom Specialty Insurance, a New York-based provider of liability insurance services, has hired Teresa Black as its commercial D&O vice president.

Ms Black has more than a decade of experience underwriting directors and officer Liability insurance for Reliance National, The Hartford and most recently with ACE USA.

Craig Landi. senior vice president at Freedom Speciality, said: “Ms Black is a highly respected performer in the industry and we are thrilled to have her as part of our team.”

Ms Black said: “I’m very excited to be part of this growing and dynamic organization. I think Freedom Specialty is well positioned to take advantage of opportunities in the commercial D&O market.”