21 March 2017Insurance

BHSI poaches Zurich exec; expands professional lines cover in Canada

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has launched a new professional liability product in Canada with the appointment of Geoffrey Kendrick as head of professional lines in the country.

Kendrick joins BHSI after 11 years at Zurich Financial Services, global corporate. At Zurich, he held various underwriting roles focusing on professional indemnity and product safety and recall business.

In his new role, Kendrick will be based in BHSI’s Toronto office.

The new professional first professional liability and network security and privacy policy will provide coverage for large, complex technology-related risks.

Michael Densham, head of executive and professional lines, BHSI Canada, said: "We are pleased to round out our Executive & Professional Lines products with comprehensive professional liability coverage for large, complex technology-related risks."

"We are also excited to have Geoff leading our efforts in the Professional Lines marketplace. His extensive experience will serve BHSI and our customers well."

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