Joshua Shaffer appointed as Regional Sales Manager

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Berkley Accident and Health Appoints Joshua Shaffer as Regional Sales Manager

August 17, 2016 – Hamilton Square, New Jersey – Berkley Accident and Health, a W.R. Berkley Company®, has appointed Joshua Shaffer as Regional Sales Manager for its rapidly growing Stop Loss business and Group Captive product, EmCap®. In his new role, Joshua will be responsible for business development and existing relationships in the New England states.

“As a highly respected professional in the industry, we are excited to have Josh join our team,” said Christopher Brown, President and CEO of Berkley Accident and Health. “Josh has a successful background in group insurance sales, and his expertise will be an asset to our clients in New England,” explained Brown.

For nearly twenty years, Josh has held several management positions in the life and health insurance industry. He has previously been responsible for marketing stop loss products and has made long-lasting connections in the New England area. A graduate of Babson College, Josh will be based in the company’s Hartford, CT office.

EmCap is Berkley Accident and Health’s innovative approach that helps employers manage their health care costs through alternative risk sharing. EmCap provides midsize employers with all the benefits of self-funding and the stability of a group captive program. The EmCap program has experienced extraordinary growth in the past five years and is poised for continued growth, as more and more employers seek effective ways to control health costs.

About Berkley Accident and Health

Berkley Accident and Health is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. Berkley Accident and Health provides an innovative portfolio of accident and health insurance products. It offers four categories of products: Employer Stop Loss, Group Captive, Managed Care (including HMO Reinsurance and Provider Excess), and Specialty Accident. The company underwrites Stop Loss coverage through Berkley Life and Health Insurance Company, which is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company.