W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Scott Mansolillo to the office of vice president –chief compliance officer. In this new corporate role, he will be available to provide technical expertise and advice on a consultative basis to our operating units. The appointment is effective immediately. Mr. Mansolillo has over 25 years of legal, compliance and business experience, having served most recently as vice president and chief compliance officer – commercial markets of a major insurance company. He earned a B.A. with honors in Political Science from Providence College and a J.D. from Boston College Law School. 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.