Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) News

BHSI Opens Office in Germany, Names QBE’s Krause as Country Manager

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Andreas Krause as country manager for Germany and established a new office in Cologne. With an existing office in Munich, BHSI said it underwrites property, casualty, medical malpractice, marine and executive & professional …

BHSI Names QBE’s Walker as UK Head of Customer and Broker Engagement

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has expanded its team in the UK with the appointment of Mark Walker as head of Customer and Broker Engagement. “I’m extremely pleased to have Mark leading our efforts to expand our broker …

BHSI Opens Office in S. Australia, Taps Holland from Chubb as Underwriting Manager

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has expanded its presence in Australia to South Australia, opening an office in Adelaide and naming Monica Holland as underwriting manager. Holland will work closely with BHSI’s team in Melbourne to deliver the …

BHSI Gets French Insurance License, Names d’Huart from AXA XL as Country Manager

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has received its insurance license in France, established a new office in Paris, and appointed Fran├žois-Xavier d’Huart as country manager. Beginning immediately, BHSI is underwriting property, casualty, and executive & professional lines in …

BHSI Offers Transactional Liability in Asia/Middle East; Pembroke’s Harwood Leads Team

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) announced that it has begun offering transactional liability insurance through its Asia and Middle East (AME) regions and appointed Steven Harwood as the head of transactional liability in AME. Harwood comes to BHSI from …

BHSI Launches Professional Liability Cover for Asset Managers and Funds in UK, Ireland

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has launched Professional First Asset Management Liability Insurance, which provides broad professional liability, directors & officers liability, and crime coverage tailored for investment managers and funds in the UK and Ireland. “Highly volatile investment and …

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

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 …

Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group Forms Irish Subsidiary in Preparation for Brexit

Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group announced that Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI) has been granted a license to operate as an insurer in the Republic of Ireland and the European Economic Area (EEA). Based in Dublin, BHEI will operate as …

BHSI Expands into UK-Ireland Property Construction, Taps Scor’s Seamer to Lead Team

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it is expanding into the property construction insurance market in the UK and Ireland and has appointed Simeon Seamer to lead the effort as head of Property Construction, UK and Ireland. “With the current …

BHSI Withdraws from Hong Kong Employees’ Compensation Terrorism Pool

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) announced that it has withdrawn from the Hong Kong Employees’ Compensation (EC) terrorism pool, effective Dec. 1, 2018. BHSI said it is now the first insurer in Hong Kong to provide EC terrorism coverage …