Centennial, CO - January 25, 2012 – Colorado Casualty, a Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation regional company, today announced the appointment of Lucas J. Bills to president and chief executive officer of the commercial lines company that operates in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
Mr. Bills joined Colorado Casualty in 2009 as regional vice president for the Denver region, where he was responsible for the profitable growth of commercial lines business and maintaining strong partnerships with Colorado Casualty appointed agents. Under his management, the Denver region made significant strides in underwriting consistency, deepening agency relationships, and grew direct written premium by more than eight percent.
“Luke’s leadership will perpetuate the value and service levels that agents and policyholders are accustomed to with Colorado Casualty,” said Tom Troy, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation, Regional Companies Group.
“I’m very excited about this opportunity to lead a great organization to further profitability,” said Mr. Bills. “We do this through our deep commitment to our independent agent partners’ success, disciplined underwriting, and providing our policyholders with superior claims service.”
Prior to joining Colorado Casualty, Mr. Bills was Assistant Vice President of Sales and Marketing for America First Insurance, also a Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation regional company. He is a graduate of Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, a MBA graduate from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation.
About Colorado Casualty
Colorado Casualty (www.coloradocasualty-ins.com) offers a comprehensive set of commercial property and casualty products and coverages distributed only through appointed independent agents. Headquartered in Centennial, Colorado, Colorado Casualty provides insurance in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
Colorado Casualty is part of Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation, a business unit of Liberty Mutual Insurance, consisting of property and casualty and specialty insurance carriers that distribute their products and services primarily through independent agents and brokers. Liberty Mutual Insurance ranks 82nd on the Fortune 100 list of the largest U.S. corporations based on 2010 revenue. The company has financial strength ratings of A (Excellent) from the A.M. Best Company, A2 (Good) from Moody’s Investors Service, and A- (Strong) from Standard & Poor’s.
Christopher Goetcheus, 774-279-5923