Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company Adds Transactional Liability Insurance in Asia and the Middle East, Steven Harwood as Lead in the Region
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, April 9 -- Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, a provider of commercial property, casualty, healthcare and executive and professional lines and marine insurance, issued the following news release, dated April 7:
BOSTON, DUBAI, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE - Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSI) announced today that it has begun o ering Transactional Liability Insurance through its Asia and Middle East (AME) regions and appointed Steven Harwood as the Head of Transactional Liability in AME.
"Properly navigating the risks of corporate transactions is critical to growing companies and industry leaders alike," said Marc Breuil, Head of AME, BHSI. " is expansion enhances our ability to provide transactional liability underwriting expertise and know-how through our regional hubs of Singapore, Hong Kong, and Dubai."
"Steve Harwood has extensive experience helping companies respond swiftly and strategically to the risks of mergers, acquisitions and other transactions, and we are delighted that he has joined BHSI."
BHSI will focus primarily on providing Representations and Warranties Insurance as well as Tax Liability Insurance across AME. e company already provides Transactional Liability coverage from o ces in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Steven comes to BHSI from Pembroke Managing Agency Underwriting at Lloyd's Japan, where he was Senior Underwriter & Solicitor, M&A Insurance. Before that, he was Senior Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, and Divisional Director (London and Tokyo) at Willis Faber & Dumas Ltd, a Lloyd's Reinsurance Broker. Steven, who served as a Royal Navy O cer, holds a bachelor's degree from London University and a master's degree from International Budo University in Japan.
Steven is based in BHSI's o ce in Hong Kong and can be reached at +852 3729 1310.