WR Berkley has appointed Collin Suttie as president of Berkley Medical Excess Underwriters. Mr Suttie succeeds BerkleyMed founder Michael Foley, who will continue to be involved with W R Berkley.
Mr Suttie has more than 23 years of experience in the hospital professional liability industry. He is currently the chief operatingofficer of BerkleyMed and has been a member of the company’s senior management since its inception.
In addition, Matthew Fessler has been appointed senior vice president of BerkleyMed.
Mr Fessler has more than 29 years of experience in the hospital professional liability industry. For the past eight years he has served as a vice president of BerkleyMed.
William Berkley, chairman of the board and CEO of WR Berkley, said: Mr Suttie has been a key part in the development of BerkleyMed and creating its business strategy from its inception. He and Mr Fessler share in-depth knowledge of our clients’ needs and demonstrated leadership skills that position BerkleyMed for continued success.