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21 June 2011
Reporter: Justin Lawson
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W. R. Berkley announce Kellogg to retire


W. R. Berkley Corporation have announced that Tom N. Kellogg will retire effective June 30, 2011. Kellogg joined the Company in 2002 as chairman of Signet Star Holdings, Inc., the intermediate parent of its lead reinsurance company, Berkley Insurance Company. He has had an outstanding 40-plus year career in the property casualty insurance industry, holding various senior positions with leading global reinsurers.

"I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude to Tom for his invaluable service to the Company over the last 9 years," said William R. Berkley, chairman and chief executive officer. "Our reinsurance operations have benefitted in innumerable ways from Tom's leadership and unparalleled expertise in the reinsurance market. Tom is the consummate professional and will always be considered one of the stalwarts of the reinsurance business. He will be missed, and we wish him great happiness in his retirement."

Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates in five segments of the property casualty insurance business: specialty insurance, regional property casualty insurance, alternative markets, reinsurance and international.

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