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    W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB)

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    55.84 Up 0.12(0.22%) Aug 3, 4:06PM EDT
    |After Hours : 55.60 Down 0.24 (0.43%) Aug 3, 6:46PM EDT
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    W.R. Berkley Corporation
    475 Steamboat Road
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    United States - Map
    Phone: 203-629-3000
    Website: http://www.wrberkley.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Financial
    Industry:Property & Casualty Insurance
    Full Time Employees:7,521

    Business Summary 

    W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as commercial lines writers primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Insurance-Domestic, Insurance-International, and Reinsurance-Global. The Insurance-Domestic segment underwrites risks of various business lines, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, general liability, products liability, and professional liability lines. This segment also provides commercial insurance products and services to small-to-mid-sized businesses, and state and local governmental entities primarily in 45 states and the District of Columbia; and services comprising claims, administrative, and consulting services. The Insurance-International segment underwrites specialty, casualty, property, automobile, group life and health and workers' compensation, professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’ liability, medical malpractice, general liability, personal accident and travel, engineering and construction, and surety lines of business in approximately 60 countries. The Reinsurance-Global segment offers other insurance companies and self-insureds with assistance in managing their net risk through reinsurance on a portfolio basis through treaty reinsurance or on an individual basis through facultative reinsurance. W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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    Corporate Governance 
    W.R. Berkley Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2015 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 10.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. William Robert Berkley , 70
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Member of Exec. Committee
    13.93M0.00
    Mr. William Robert Berkley Jr., 42
    Pres, Chief Operating Officer, Director and Member of Exec. Committee
    5.43M0.00
    Mr. Eugene G. Ballard , 62
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    1.82M0.00
    Mr. James G. Shiel , 55
    Exec. VP of Investments
    1.80M0.00
    Mr. Ira S. Lederman , 61
    Exec. VP and Sec.
    1.82M0.00
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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