Acadia Insurance coverage, a Westbrook, Maine-primarily based subsidiary of W. R. Berkley Corp., announced 2 appointments in its specialty marine unit.
Acadia Insurance said Mark Groenheide will assume the position of assistant vice president, specialty marine. In his new position, he will be responsible for foremost the specialty marine unit for general development and profitability. The specialty marine unit gives both inland and ocean marine insurance products to Acadia agents throughout the Northeast.
Groenheide initial joined Acadia as director of marine in 2010. Prior to Acadia, he was with the Hanover Insurance coverage Group as a marine expert ahead of moving to the ACE Group and doing work as a senior inland marine underwriter for its international residence division.
In addition, J. Barry Could will transition to technical underwriting director. In this role, he will support Groenheide, with particular duty for compliance with underwriting requirements and procedures, and reduction and production examination.
Could joined Acadia as vice president, specialty marine in 2007. Throughout his 30 many years in house/casualty insurance coverage, he held senior management positions with Hanover Insurance coverage Firm, Allmerica Property Casualty Insurance coverage Group and Worldwide Insurance coverage Ne2rk Inc.
Acadia Insurance Group gives commercial and specialty residence/casualty insurance coverages via independent insurance coverage agents with nearby offices in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.