Property and casualty insurance holding company United Insurance Holdings Corp. has appointed Sherrill Hudson to its board of directors. He also will serve on the audit committee.

Hudson presently serves as chairman of the board for energy-related holding company TECO Energy. He served as CEO at TECO from 2004 until 2010.

Prior to TECO, Hudson spent 19 years as a managing partner at Deloitte before retiring in 2002 after working for the firm for over 37 years.

With Hudson's appointment, UPC Insurance's board size increases to seven directors.