Peter Eastwood News

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Enters Singapore, Names Key Leaders

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has received its non-life insurance license in Singapore, and named Marc Breuil as regional president, Marcus Portbury as head of third party lines, and Peter McKenna as head of energy and construction …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Exec on Acquisitions, Expansion Plans

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI), part of Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate holding company Berkshire Hathaway, has its eyes on overseas expansion, according to BHSI’s top executive. BHSI’s President Peter Eastwood said BHSI is “working hard at some expansion plans in Asia …

Berkshire Hathaway’s Eastwood Hiring Specialty Team to Vie with Ex-Employer AIG

Peter Eastwood, who left American International Group Inc. with three other executives in April to start a new insurer at Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said he’s finding it easy to attract staff. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance had 40 employees …

‘Business As Usual’ Following Departures of AIG Execs

American International Group (AIG) has no intention of changing its excess and surplus lines business following the departure of four of its key commercial lines executives for Berkshire Hathaway. “It’s business as usual,” said spokesperson Matthew Gallagher, speaking about AIG’s …