Patriot National Insurance has named Bob Peters as its chief operating officer to manage the operational support of Guarantee Insurance.

Peters will report to Charles Schuver, president of Guarantee Insurance and will be based at Patriot National headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the insurer said.

Patriot National Insurance chief executive officer and chairman Steven Mariano said, "Bob brings a wealth of experience in the workers’ compensation industry that will be invaluable as we continue to grow in this industry."

Prior to Patriot National, Peters worked as a senior vice president and general manager of policy operations for Zenith Insurance and has also held numerous leadership positions with Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Patriot National Insurance, operates two subsidiaries, including Guarantee Insurance and Patriot Underwriters, and is focused on workers’ compensation insurance.