BHSI Names Heads of Marine (AXA’s Mairos) & Property (Zurich’s Mannion) in UK, Ireland

March 11, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has appointed Pedro Mairos as head of Marine, and Sean Mannion as head of Property, for the UK and Ireland.

Mairos comes to BHSI with nearly two decades working in marine insurance around the globe. He was most recently UK deputy chief underwriting officer and head of marine cargo underwriting, UK Branch, at AXA Corporate Solutions. He also held marine insurance roles at AXA in Paris, Hong Kong and Dubai.

Mannion takes the reins as head of Property, UK and Ireland, with more than 35 years of industry experience. He was most recently head of Property & Energy Lines, Commercial Insurance UK, at Zurich. Prior to that he was senior vice president and global property executive at AIG UK. Mannion is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

“Our new line of flexible marine products marks an important advance in providing broad, multi-line solutions for customers and brokers in the UK and Ireland,” said Chris Colahan, head of UK and Europe, BHSI.

Mairos and Mannion are based in BHSI’s office in London.

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