PEORIA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) -- RLI Corp. announced today that Betsy McLaughlin is being promoted to Vice President, Chief Claim Counsel, effective April 1, 2017. Betsy will assume the responsibilities of Brian J. Casey, who will retire on March 31, 2017. Casey will continue to serve in an advisory role with the company upon his retirement.
McLaughlin joined RLI in 2000 as Director, Claim, and held various positions in the Claim Department until being promoted to Vice President, Claim Counsel in 2015. McLaughlin has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience.
“Betsy’s deep claim expertise and industry knowledge has been a tremendous asset to our organization and will continue to serve her well in her new role,” said RLI Insurance Company President & COO Craig Kliethermes.
Casey joined RLI in 1996 as Manager, Casualty Claims, and served in various roles in the Claim Department until his promotion to Vice President, Chief Claim Counsel in 2015. He retires after more than 25 years in the insurance industry.
“Throughout his career with RLI, Brian has exemplified true leadership through his ability to consistently navigate complex situations and achieve successful outcomes. We are grateful for his commitment and service and wish him all the best in retirement,” added Kliethermes.
RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) is a specialty insurer serving diverse, niche property, casualty and surety markets. The company provides deep underwriting expertise and superior service to commercial and personal lines customers nationwide. RLI’s products are offered through its insurance subsidiaries RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company. All of RLI’s subsidiaries are rated A+ “Superior” by A.M. Best Company. RLI has paid and increased regular dividends for 41 consecutive years and delivered underwriting profits for 21 consecutive years. To learn more about RLI, visit www.rlicorp.com.