Arbella Appoints Joe Salerno as New Vice President of Claims

QUINCY, Mass., February 18, 2014 — The Arbella Insurance Group(“Arbella”) The Arbella Insurance Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph L. Salerno II as vice president of Claims. Reporting to Arbella COO Janet Corcoran, Joe will lead the entire Arbella Claims organization and will be responsible for all functional areas of the department. His responsibilities will include providing claim services for personal and commercial lines of business in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Arbella has more than 350 claim professionals located in its home office and five branch claim offices.

Joe is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of claim leadership and technical experience. Although he is a central New York native, Joe has lived in New England for 18 years and brings a deep knowledge of the area to his new role. Most recently with Travelers Insurance, Joe’s experience also includes leadership positions at Zurich and Great American. His responsibilities have included primary accountability for a national carrier general liability field organization, northeast regional leadership for auto, general liability and workers’ compensation claims, and complex litigation claims management for both commercial and personal lines.

Joe received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the State University of New York at Potsdam. His breadth of claims experience and his close alignment with Arbella’s core values position him well for success in his new role at Arbella.

About the Arbella Insurance Group
Established in 1988, the Arbella Insurance Group is a company with over $700M in revenue with approximately $1.3B in assets, headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts. Arbella is a customer-focused regional property and casualty insurance company, providing personal and business insurance in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and business insurance in Rhode Island and New Hampshire.