Selective Insurance Group has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Anthony Harnett as senior vice president, corporate controller, and four new changes to the senior leadership team of its subsidiary Selective Insurance Company of America (SICA).

SICA’s appointments include John Bresney as vice president of infrastructure services and operations for its information technology services (ITS) department; Darryl Holmes as vice president of commercial lines underwriting; Robert McKenna as vice president of infrastructure architecture and engineering of ITS department; and Raymond Farinella as assistant vice president of billing services.

Mr Harnett has joined Selective in September 1999 as a senior accountant and held various finance positions over the years before being promoted to vice president and controller in 2008.

Selective Insurance Group is a holding company for seven property and casualty insurance companies rated, the insurance companies offer market insurance for commercial and personal risks, and flood insurance underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program.