BOSTON & LONDON & MANCHESTER, UK – (BUSINESS AREA) – 21 Jul 2020–
Berkshire Hathaway Special Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it has appointed Irfan Esa as the British National Property Manager, Gemma McKenzie, as the British National Accident Manager, and James Burke as the British National Executive & Professional Line Manager. The three will be based in the newly established BHSI office in Manchester.
“We are pleased to be able to expand our capabilities in the UK, installing leadership of star products and foundations to continue to grow our team in our new office in Manchester,” said Chris Colahan, Head of UK & Europe, BHSI. “With this leadership team, coupled with Mark Walker, Head of Customer Engagement & Brokerage for the UK, we hope to expand our local market relationships – and spread a clear BHSI underwriting, customer-focused and CLAIM IS OUR PRODUCT philosophy to customers throughout the UK . “
Irfan, who can be contacted at [email protected], present at BHSI with more than 17 years experience in technical property guarantees in the UK. Gemma, who can be contacted at [email protected], bringing more than 20 years of accident insurance experience in the UK to his role at BHSI. James, who can be reached at [email protected], has 16 years of industry experience covering all financial lines in the UK.
BHSI in Manchester initially provided property, casualties and executive & professional channels with a large account focus in the region. In collaboration with a special team at the BHSI London office, the new Manchester office will also offer a full spectrum of additional coverage in the UK, including marine liability, transactional liability, construction, and life science coverage.
In Europe, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) trades under the Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI) and Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL). BHEI, is a Company Designated Activity Activities Ireland, Registration Number 636883 and Registered Office at One Grant’s Row, Dublin D02 HX96. BHEI is an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSIC), a company domiciled in Nebraska USA, which provides commercial, marine, victims property, health professional liability, executive and professional lines, insurance, travel, programs, accidents and health, termination medical insurance and homeowners, and is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL), a UK and Wales limited liability company, Registration Number 3230337 and Registered Office at 8 Fenchurch Place, 4th Floor, London EC3M 4AJ, England. BHSIC, BHIIL and BHEI are part of the national insurance group Berkshire Hathaway, which holds the A ++ financial strength rating from AM Best and AA + from Standard & Poor’s. Based in Boston, BHSI has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cologne, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.
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