Two veteran executives from AXA and Zurich Insurance are joining Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance in leadership roles.

BHSI said it appointed Pedro Mairos as head of Marine and Sean Mannion as head of Property for the UK and Ireland.

Mairos comes to BHSI after nearly two decades working in marine insurance around the globe. He was most recently UK deputy chief underwriting officer and head of Marine Cargo Underwriting, UK branch, at AXA Corporate Solutions. He also held marine insurance roles at AXA in Paris, Hong Kong and Dubai.

Mannion takes the reins as head of Property, UK and Ireland, with more than 35 years of industry experience. He was most recently head of Property & Energy Lines, Commercial Insurance UK at Zurich. Prior to that he was senior vice president and global property executive at AIG UK. Mannion is also a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Source: BHSI