Berkley Equine and Cattle Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

NAPERVILLE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkley Equine & Cattle (BEC), a division of Berkley Program Specialists, a Berkley Company®, is pleased to announce executive leadership appointments that became effective January 1, 2024.

John Egan, Vice President, has been named BEC Manager. Sheila Gott, Senior Vice President, has become SVP, BEC Chairperson, and will assist John’s transition into his new role and retire later in 2024.

John, who joined BEC last summer as Chief Underwriting Officer, has an extensive background in the equine marketplace with over 20+ years of property and casualty insurance experience, specializing in equine/bloodstock mortality insurance. As part of this transition, the BEC staff will report to John effective January 1st.

Sheila has done a fabulous job profitably growing BEC and building a great team. Sheila joined BEC in January 2020 and has spent the last four years enhancing all aspects of the business’s market presence. BEC is now one of the top three carriers in the equine and cattle market and continues to be one of Berkley Program Specialist’s most profitable businesses.

For further information about BEC’s products and services, please contact John at or visit

About Berkley Equine & Cattle: Berkley Equine & Cattle, a division of Berkley Program Specialists, a Berkley Company, is a leading insurance operation dedicated to the equine and cattle industries and program business. Berkley Equine & Cattle provides equine and cattle agents and program administrators with underwriting authority backed by admitted and non-admitted A.M. Best A+ rated insurance paper, as well as program management expertise and, when required, reinsurance support. For more information, please visit Berkley Program Specialists at or Berkley Equine & Cattle at


John Egan
(859) 300-8036

Written by SerieAUKWire

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