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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance promotes Janine McGriskin to head of UK financial institutions

BOSTON & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced the appointment of Janine McGriskin as Head of Financial Institutions UK. She was previously Senior Underwriter, UK Financial Institutions, at BHSI.

“Janine has been central to our success in securing a leading position in the UK executive and professional lines market. As our clients continue to face a challenging market, we are pleased to promote Janine to lead our financial institutions portfolio and bring our solution-focused approach to financial institutions in the UK and Europe” said Chris Warrior, Head of Executive & Professional Lines, UK, BHSI.

Janine joined BHSI in March 2020, having accumulated nearly two decades of experience underwriting Executive & Professional Lines, much of it focused on the specialist needs of financial institutions. Janine is based in BHSI’s London office and can be contacted on +44 203 429 4966 or by email at [email protected]

BHSI underwrites a wide range of Executive & Professional Lines cover for financial institutions including banks, asset managers and private equity, venture capital and corporate finance firms in the UK and Europe .

In Europe, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) operates under Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI) and Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL). BHEI is a Designated Activity Company domiciled in Ireland, registration number 636883 and registered office at 2n/a Floor, 7 Grand Canal Street Lower, Dublin D02 KW81. BHEI is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSIC), a company domiciled in Nebraska in the United States, which provides commercial property, casualty, medical professional liability, executive and professional lines, transactional liability, surety, marine, travel, programs, accident and health, medical insurance, home insurance and multinational insurance, and BHEI is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL), a limited liability company incorporated in England and Wales, number d 3230337 and registered office at 8 Fenchurch Place, 4th Floor, London EC3M 4AJ, United Kingdom. BHSIC, BHIIL and BHEI are part of Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity group of insurance companies, which hold financial strength ratings of A++ 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, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.