OneBeacon Insurance Group has launched a new specialty business, OneBeacon Program Group (OBPG), which will be led by president Dan Beaudette.

The new OBPG will focus on small to medium commercial business written through select managing general agents and program administrators.

Beaudette has 15 years experience in the programme insurance business and will be joined with senior vice president and chief underwriting officer Greg Deville, senior vice president Randy Worth and claims vice president Bryan Wakefield.

OBPG will provide a range of multi-line package products including, but not limited to, general liability, professional liability, property/inland marine, auto, excess and other specialty lines of business all available countrywide on both an admitted/ nonadmitted basis.

OneBeacon Claims administration will be handled by either claims specialists or by approved third-party administrators.