Boca Raton, FL – The membership of NCCI has elected Tracy Ryan, William Berkley, Jr., and Russell Huffer, to the 2013 Board of Directors.
Tracy Ryan is executive vice president and chief product officer for Liberty Mutual, commercial insurance. In this role, Ryan is responsible for establishing key objectives and strategies for managing the growth and profitability of the commercial product lines. This includes identifying target markets, establishing a competitive product set, identifying new product opportunities, and developing sophisticated pricing models.
William R. Berkley, Jr., is president and COO of W.R. Berkley Corporation, a publicly held property/casualty insurance holding company, where he has been employed since August 1997. Prior to his appointment as president and COO, he was executive vice president and held positions in strategic planning, the international division, and domestic business. He is also a former Chairman of the Board at NCCI.
Russell Huffer is the former chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., an industry-leading glass/metal, engineering, and contract installation company for commercial and institutional real estate, and manufacturer of high-performance, value-added glass products for the consumer segment. In this role, Huffer successfully led the business through significant business, financial, and market transformations.
“We are very pleased to announce the addition of Tracy, Rob, and Russ to the NCCI Board of Directors,” said NCCI President and CEO Stephen Klingel. “Their broad management and executive experiences will only serve to strengthen the superior leadership and vision that our outstanding board continues to provide the company.”
The Board selected Elizabeth R. Haar, Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., to serve as Chair.
The remaining members of the 2013 NCCI Board of Directors include:
- C. Allen Bradley, Jr., Amerisafe, Inc.
- Laurence Hubbard, Montana State Fund
- Russell M. Johnston, AIG
- Barbara A. Klein, CDW Corporation
- Michael F. Klein, Travelers
- Ernest J. Mrozek, The ServiceMaster Co.
- George M. Reider, Jr., NAIC
- John Schapperle, Island Insurance Company, Ltd.
- Gary Thompson, The Hartford
- Kristin W. Wall, The Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation
- Stephen J. Klingel, NCCI