BHSI Opens German Office, Fills Key Roles in Northern Europe

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) in coordination with its affiliate Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL), announced it has opened an office in Düsseldorf, Germany, and filled key executive roles in Northern Europe.

“We are laying the foundation to provide customers throughout Europe with a full line of specialty insurance solutions, backed by BHSI’s industry-leading financial strength and underwriting and claims expertise,” said Gregor Koehler, president, Northern Europe, BHSI. “This is the beginning of our exciting journey to provide long term solutions for customers throughout the region.”

BHSI appointed the following executives to key posts in the Düsseldorf office:

In addition, BHSI named Ute Huhmann as executive assistant, Northern Europe.

“This latest strategic expansion reflects BHSI’s commitment to growing both our global footprint and our worldwide capabilities,” said Peter Eastwood, president and CEO, BHSI. “We look forward to delivering sound insurance solutions for companies throughout the UK and Europe, while continuing to deepen our global team of individuals with standout capabilities and character.”

In March, BHSI announced its intention to offer a specialty insurance solution in Europe, pending regulatory approval. It named Gregor Koehler to lead the company’s efforts in Northern Europe, and Tom Bolt as president, UK and Southern Europe, BHSI.

The new BHSI office in Germany is located at:
Uerdinger Strasse 90
40474 Düsseldorf
Germany

BHSI said its specialty division in Europe will operate as part of Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Ltd., an incorporated England and Wales limited liability company, located at:

8 Fenchurch Place
4th floor
London EC3M 4AJ