United Heartland has appointed Greg Donovan as the new vice president of the field operations. He will join the company's executive team and will be responsible for underwriting and risk management services departments.

Mr Donovan has a range of insurance experience over the past 38 years. Prior to this, he most recently served as the vice president of marketing at Aon Risk Services in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he helped drive impressive, smart revenue growth.

Prior to Aon, Mr Donovan held a variety of executive underwriting and sales positions at various insurance companies and agencies, including vice president of sales and marketing for HNI Company in New Berlin, Wisconsin; vice president of P&C division for Frank F Haack & Associates in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and casualty underwriting manager at Home Insurance Company in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Stephan Cooper, president of United Heartland, said: We are fortunate to have someone with Greg’s experience and knowledge of the workers compensation marketplace joining the United Heartland team. I am confident the addition of Greg will strengthen our underwriting performance and enhance our relationships with United Heartland agents.