Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance promoted an executive to be head of Executive & Professional lines in Canada. Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, appointed a new senior underwriter Terrorism and Political Violence for France.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) promoted Andrew Knight to Senior Vice President, Head of Executive & Professional Lines, in Canada.
He was previously National Director for Financial Institutions business in Canada.
In his new role as head of Executive & Professional Lines in Canada, he will work in a broader way to bring the company’s Executive & Professional Lines capacity to the marketplace.
BHSI offers a full range of Executive & Professional Lines products in Canada, including D&O liability, Side A D&O/DIC, commercial crime, fiduciary liability, fidelity bonds, and employment practices liability insurance. Its Professional Lines offerings in Canada include technology E&O, miscellaneous professional liability, media liability, asset management professional liability, network security & privacy, and lawyers professional liability insurance.
Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, appointed François Barriol as senior underwriter Terrorism and Political Violence for France.
Reporting to Joanna Hitchcock, head of War & Terrorism – Continental Europe, and Richard Deguettes, managing director of LSM France, Barriol will be in charge of underwriting terrorism and political violence risks and developing the portfolio for France.
Before joining Liberty, Barriol launched the political violence and terrorism underwriting lines for Hiscox in France and French-speaking Africa before joining the crisis management underwriting team in 2020. He began his career in 2009 in the French Navy before joining the insurance industry in 2012 as a kidnapping / extortion and special risks underwriter.
Sources: BHSI Liberty Mutual