Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has filled three key leadership positions in Madrid, naming Diego Espinosa as head of Property, Juan Madrid as head of Casualty, and Tomás Blas as head of Technical Lines.
Espinosa comes to BHSI with more than a decade of industry experience at RSA Spain, where he was most recently property development leader/property lead underwriter. He began his career at the Global Graduate Programme at RSA in Mexico. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from ESERP Business School and a degree in chemical engineering from the Instituto Technológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM).
Madrid has more than 35 years of industry experience, most recently as liabilities manager at Chubb Iberia. Before that, he spent 14 years in casualty underwriting at AIG Europe Ltd., most recently as casualty, healthcare and motor fleets manager in Spain and Portugal. He began his carrier at Nacional Hispanica in 1984. Madrid has a law degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a master’s in insurance management from ICEA.
Blas has nearly 15 years of industry experience, most recently as regional head of engineering lines, Mediterranean Region at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). Before that, he was head of engineering lines for Spain & Portugal and global practice group leader of Utilities, Services, IT & Communications at AGCS. He received a degree in industrial engineering from the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha and an executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin.
In Spain, BHSI will serve corporate business property and casualty accounts across all industries. In technical lines, BHSI is targeting construction, power, energy and engineering risks of all sizes.
Source: Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI)
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