Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance News

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Fills 2 Key Positions in Singapore

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced two appointments to its leadership and underwriting team in Asia, naming Malin Fredriksson as Asia regional head of first party lines, and Kiran Prakash as Asia regional head of engineering and construction, both based …

Berkshire Hathaway Names Gupta Head of Cat Engineering in California

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has named Akshay Gupta senior vice president and head of catastrophe engineering and analytics. Gupta is based in the San Francisco Bay area. Gupta has more than 20 years of experience in catastrophe risk analysis, engineering, …

BHSI Lowers Casualty Minimum Premiums, Adds Deductible Options

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is broadening its casualty appetite in the U.S., lowering its minimum policy premium for eligible products liability, general casualty, energy and trucking risks, while introducing deductible options for primary general liability and product liability policies. …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Enters Singapore, Names Key Leaders

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has received its non-life insurance license in Singapore, and named Marc Breuil as regional president, Marcus Portbury as head of third party lines, and Peter McKenna as head of energy and construction …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Unveils New D&O Policy

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has unveiled its Executive First Side A Difference-in-Conditions (DIC) Directors & Officers Liability Policy, which provides protection for individual directors and officers in a concise form. “The Executive First Side A DIC D&O Liability Policy stands out for …

CNA’s Kocaj Joins Berkshire Hathaway Specialty

Specialty insurer Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Tom Kocaj as vice president and head of Financial Institutions, Executive and Professional Lines. Kocaj joins BHSI with a quarter century of experience in the insurance industry in all types of …

Berkshire Hathaway Hires Two Sr. Execs from AIG Asia – WSJ Report

Berkshire Hathaway has hired two senior executives from American International Group’s Asia operations to boost its insurance business in the region, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. Berkshire Hathaway has hired Marc Breuil, who headed …

Berkshire Specialty Enters Fiduciary Liability Segment, Hires Prussack as VP

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has entered the fiduciary liability market and named Rhonda Prussack as vice president, Fiduciary Liability, to lead the effort. According to Dan Fortin, senior vice president, Executive and Professional Lines, BHSI, Prussack will work with …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Jumps Into Surety with Zurich’s Delisio

Continuing with its rapid expansion, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance is moving into the surety market, focusing on contract surety business. The company has appointed Geoff Delisio as senior vice president of surety, reporting to David Bresnahan, executive vice president for …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Enters Travel Insurance Business

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, part of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, has launched the first product in its new travel-insurance line designed for travelers, travel agencies, tour operators and travel suppliers called AirCare. AirCare is a fixed-benefit flight protection coverage available …