Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance is continuing its European expansion with a new office in France.

BHSI is underwriting property, casualty, and executive & professional lines in France. The company expects to launch several other products in France in the months ahead, it said.

Fran├žois-Xavier d’Huart is Country Manager of the company’s Paris-based operations. The 15-year industry veteran was most recently Head of Client and Broker Management for France at AXA XL (previously XL Catlin). Before that he was Chief Executive Officer, Office Lyonnais d’Assurances and Interassur, at SATEC, and Head of Marine Cargo & Hull for Asia at AXA Asia.

BHSI in recent months has expanded operations in Germany, the UK, and Ireland, among other European locations.

Source: BHSI