Berkshire Hathaway Specialty targets Canada
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has hired three senior executives as it expands into the Canadian marketplace.
Scott Miller, Darryl DeSouza and Michael Densham will lead its in-country property, casualty and executive & professional lines operations, respectively.
Miller joins from Gen Re, where, most recently, he was the senior energy marketer and underwriter. Previously, he served as senior property facultative underwriter and second vice president at Gen Re, and was an energy broker at Aon Reed Stenhouse.
DeSouza joins BHSI from AIG, where he served as an underwriting specialist. Before that, Darryl was an AVP, casualty facultative, at Swiss Re in Toronto, and property-casualty manager at General Accident Assurance Company.
Densham takes the reins as head of BHSI's executive & professional lines in Canada after more than a decade in positions of increasing responsibility at Chubb. He most recently served as vice president and Canadian zone manager, professional liability and private company executive liability.
"We look forward to providing brokers and customers in Canada with ready access to our strong capacity and substantial underwriting and claims expertise. With Scott, Darryl and Michael joining the BHSI team in Toronto, we have an immediate market presence -- with decades of experience in Canada,” said Peter Eastwood, president of BHSI.