Doyle Appointed President and COO of Wausau Insurance

WAUSAU, Wis., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Susan Doyle has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Wausau Insurance. Wausau Insurance (“Wausau”) comprises the operations of Employers Insurance Company of Wausau, Wausau General Insurance Company, Wausau Business Insurance Company and Wausau Underwriters Insurance Company. Wausau Insurance is part of the Commercial Markets business unit of the Liberty Mutual Group.


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Doyle replaces Mark Fiebrink, who announced his retirement in November of 2007 but agreed to stay until February 1, 2008 to facilitate an orderly transition. Doyle joined Wausau as a senior vice president in 2004, and has served as Wausau’s executive vice president for field operations since 2005. In that role, she had responsibility for all Wausau agent/broker divisions and Wausau Signature Agency.


“I look forward to this opportunity to lead Wausau at a very exciting time,” Doyle said. “Under Mark Fiebrink’s leadership, Wausau has done very well in the marketplace and is financially strong. Wausau’s underwriting standards, market position and relationships with agents, brokers and policyholders will not change. As part of Commercial Markets, Wausau is well-positioned to leverage the strengths of our group to continuously improve our middle market products and services.”


Prior to joining Wausau, Doyle held senior executive positions with Arch Insurance Group in Houston, Kemper Casualty Company in New York and CIGNA/ACE in Philadelphia. She has nearly 28 years of experience in property and casualty insurance, all working with agents and brokers. A native of Alameda, Calif., she has earned the Associate in Risk Management designation.


Wausau Insurance (http://www.wausau.com/) is a national property and casualty company, providing commercial auto, general liability, property, umbrella, workers compensation and other coverages. Wausau has been part of the Liberty Mutual Group since 1999.


Boston-based Liberty Mutual Group is a diversified global insurer and sixth largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2006 direct written premium. The Company also ranks 95th on the Fortune 500 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2006 revenue. As of December 31, 2006, Liberty Mutual Group had $85.5 billion in consolidated assets, $74.6 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $23.5 billion in annual consolidated revenue.


Liberty Mutual Group offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, commercial multiple peril, commercial automobile, general liability, workers compensation, global specialty, group disability, assumed reinsurance, fire and surety.


Liberty Mutual Group (http://www.libertymutual.com/) employs over 40,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.


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