BHSI Taps Executives from AIG and AXA XL as Claims & Product Line Leaders in France

September 19, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has expanded its leadership team in France, naming Katell Pouliquen as head of Claims, Louis du Ché as head of Property and Ludovic Ruiller as head of Environmental.

With more than 15 years of claims experience, Katell Pouliquen spent much of her career moving through increasingly senior claims positions at AIG Europe in Paris, where she most recently was deputy head of Claims. She holds one master’s degree in Insurance Law from the University of Paris Créteil, and another in Law and Social Sciences from University La Sorbonne.

Louis du Ché comes to his role as head of Property with more than a decade of insurance industry experience. He was most recently global property manager, Benelux, at AIG Europe Ltd. Prior to that, he held increasingly senior roles in property insurance at other major insurers in France. He earned a master’s degree and European Bachelor of Science in Business degree from the Ecole Supérieure d’Assurances (ESA).

Ludovic Ruiller brings to BHSI nearly 20 years of experience in the environmental field, spanning both technical consulting and underwriting. He was most recently environmental risks line manager, France & Benelux, at AXA XL. Before that, he spent 12 years specializing in environmental risk underwriting at AIG Europe and ASSURPOL in France. He holds a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Ecole des Métiers de l’Environnement in Rennes, and a bachelor’s degree in Biology & Ecosystems from the University of Rennes I.

BHSI’s initial focus in France is on large and upper middle market customers. The company will continue to expand product offerings in France, with construction, casualty and executive & professional lines capabilities expected to launch soon.

The BHSI office in Paris is located at:

88 & 92 Avenue Charles de Gaulle
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine

Source: Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI)

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