United America Indemnity, a specialty property and casualty insurer, has appointed Brian DeGraw as the new vice president of professional liability of Diamond State Group, one of the three divisions of its US operations. He will report directly to David Myers, president of Diamond State Group.

Mr DeGraw joined United America Indemnity from US Liability Insurance Group, where he was the second vice president responsible for the technology professional liability practice unit.

Mr DeGraw received his Bachelor of Science in marketing from Cabrini College and earned the registered professional liability underwriter designation.

Mr Myers said: With the addition of Brian DeGraw, Diamond State Group is well positioned to cultivate its professional liability unit. Brian has the technical experience to enhance Diamond State Group’s existing professional liability products, as well as to develop new ones.