RLI, a US-based specialty insurance company, has named Betty Shepherd as the new assistant vice president of technology and cyber liability for its executive products group.

Ms Shepherd will be responsible for the underwriting and management of executive products group’s (EPG’s) technology and cyber liability business on a nationwide basis.

Ms Shepherd comes to RLI EPG from Arch Insurance Company, where she led cyber liability underwriting and product development for the past six years.

Brian Flynn, vice president of miscellaneous professional liability at RLI, said: With the immense demand in the technology and cyber liability market, we’re excited to have Betty’s expertise at RLI. This addition, both in terms of talent and product, provides another strong example of RLI EPG’s ability to respond to demands of the evolving business-legal environment.