Tower Group has announced that senior vice president and chief accounting officer, Richard Barrow, resigned Feb. 2 from his position with the company in order to pursue another employment opportunity.

Barrow's resignation will be effective March 1 to facilitate the transition of functional responsibilities, the company said in a Form 8-K filing. According to the filing, Barrow's decision to resign was not due to any disagreement with the company's operations, accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosures, or otherwise.

Barrow has served at the company since February 2009.