Donna Pyle has been appointed as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of Verus Underwriting Managers, a subsidiary of W.R. Berkley Corporation.
Most recently, Pyle worked for a specialty insurance group as the Vice President of Underwriting.
She has also served as the Casualty Operations Manager and Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Compliance for a number of years.
Pyle’s background is expected to bring a balance of technical underwriting and compliance and operational support to Verus.
“We are excited for Donna to join our team,” said Verus President, Marlo Edwards. “Her background is truly an asset to the team and I am sure it will allow us to expeditiously drive many of our initiatives.”
Formed in 2010 as a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, Verus is an underwriting management company that targets small to mid-size commercial risks in the excess and surplus specialty insurance markets.