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Berkshire (BHSI) adds QBE manager, opens Cologne office

10th July 2019 - Author: Charlie Wood

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI), the insurance arm of Warren Buffett’s global re/insurance company, has appointed Andreas Krause as Country Manager for Germany and announced the establishment of a new office in Cologne.

Andreas KrauseKrause joins with close to 20 years’ industry experience and was most recently a General Manager at QBE Europe.

Prior to QBE he held a number of roles in both underwriting and distribution at AIG Europe, and was Director of Broking at AON Germany in Hamburg.

“Drawing on his extensive experience in the European insurance industry, Andreas will lead our efforts to grow our team and our customer and broker relationships in Germany, and coordinate with colleagues throughout Europe and around the world to bring BHSI’s formidable underwriting, service and financial strength to the marketplace.” said Chris Colahan, President, BHSI, Europe and the UK.

“We are pleased to further establish our geographic presence in Germany and our leadership team in Europe.”

BHSI underwrites property, casualty, medical malpractice, marine and executive & professional lines for a wide range of customers throughout the country.

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