Corvus Insurance hired two new executives – one formerly with Zurich Insurance. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance established a dedicated London-based Energy & Technical Lines underwriting team to handle new product launches in the space in the U.K.
A former Zurich Insurance executive joined Corvus Insurance in a leadership role. In addition, the Boston-based InsurTech hired a new general counsel.
Lori Bailey has been appointed as Chief Insurance Officer and Kori Johanson as General Counsel. Bailey and Johanson each bring over 20 years of global insurance industry experience to Corvus, an MGA focused on providing smart commercial insurance products through artificial intelligence-driven risk data.
Previously, Bailey was the Global Head of Cyber Risk for Zurich Insurance where she developed and implemented global underwriting strategies, governance and product offerings for all cyber risk exposures. She has previously served on committees for the World Economic Forum, Pan-European Insurance Forum and Institute for International Finance.
Johanson brings 25 years of global experience in legal, compliance and government affairs to Corvus, most recently serving as Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel for IFG Companies. In 2020, Johanson was named to the Insurance Business America’s Elite Women list, as well as Crain’s Notable Women in Finance list.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance established a dedicated London-based Energy & Technical Lines underwriting team to handle new product launches in the U.K.
The company’s UK Casualty Energy & Technical Lines team includes:
- Oliver Brown, Manager, Energy Casualty. He comes to BHSI with 20 years of experience in technical energy risks. He most recently spent 10 years at AXA XL as Class Underwriter, Energy Casualty.
- Penny Wang, Senior Energy Casualty Underwriter. She joins BHSI with 16 years of energy casualty experience, most recently as Senior Casualty Underwriter at Starr Companies.
- James Emson, who has been promoted to Casualty Manager, Technical Casualty, UK. He was previously Senior Casualty Underwriter, UK.
- Jack Erritt, Technical Casualty Underwriter, UK. He was most recently Energy Casualty Underwriter at AIG.
Sources: Corvus Insurance, BHSI