BHSI News

BHSI Launches Environmental Impairment Liability Insurance in France

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has introduced Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) Insurance in France. The new policy pairs coverage for multiple environmental risks with technical and legal support to help insureds mitigate environmental incidents and claims. BHSI said the policy …

BHSI Launches Professional Technology Liability Cover in Australia, New Zealand

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has launched Professional First Technology Liability Insurance policies in Australia and New Zealand. Both policies offer broad, customizable professional liability protection for the full scope of services provided by technology and tech-related …

BHSI Taps AIG’s Browne as Ireland Country Manager, Head of Casualty, U.K. & Europe

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has named Hilary Browne to the dual role of country manager for Ireland and head of Casualty for U.K. and Europe. Browne comes to BHSI with nearly 20 years of European market experience. …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Offers Commercial Crime Cover in Asia Market

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it is introducing Commercial Crime Insurance in Asia, a new policy designed to help companies address the exposures of a changing fraud landscape. BHSI’s Commercial Crime Insurance policy offers concise contract language for …

BHSI Taps Warrior, Formerly with Hiscox, as Head of D&O Underwriting, UK & Ireland

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has expanded its European team with the addition of Chris Warrior as head of directors’ & officers’ liability underwriting for UK & Ireland. Warrior comes to BHSI with 36 years of experience …

BHSI Taps Villalba from Zurich Insurance as Head of Claims in Spain

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has named Javier Villalba to its expanding leadership team in Spain as head of Claims. Villalba comes to BHSI with nearly 20 years of claims experience. He was most recently director for Expert …

BHSI Enters Australia Surety Market, Hiring Griffiths from Liberty Specialty to Lead Team

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it is entering the surety market in Australia and has named Jonathan Griffiths as head of Surety, Australia. BHSI will focus on providing contract surety solutions for large and mid-sized contractors throughout Australia. The …

BHSI Names 3 Product Line Leaders in Spain, Hired from RSA, Chubb and Allianz

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 Opens Office in Spain, Names Almazan from RSA as Country Manager

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has further expanded its global footprint, opening a new office in Madrid, naming Ignacio Almazan as country manager for Spain. BHSI will initially underwrite property, casualty, financial lines, construction and engineering insurance, …

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

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 …