Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSI), the insurance arm of Warren Buffett’s global re/insurance business, has appointed Austin Elkin as Senior Care Leader, Healthcare Professional Liability in the US.
Based in Atlanta, Elkin joined BHSI in 2013 as Underwriter, Healthcare Professional Liability.
Prior to this, he served as a large account Underwriter on the Healthcare team at Zurich Insurance Group.
Elkin takes over his new role from Mary Nolan, who is currently overseeing the launch of BHSI’s new Senior Care Primary Auto offering, but will retire in September following a 30-year career.
“Austin has played a key role in establishing and expanding our healthcare and senior care portfolio, while simultaneously building our loyal customer base. We are excited to elevate him to a leadership role on our growing team,” said Leo Carroll, Head of U.S. Healthcare, BHSI.
“Many thanks to Mary for her numerous contributions to BHSI and to the healthcare industry. Mary has certainly left her mark, and we wish her all the best in her well-deserved retirement.”
BHSI provides professional liability solutions, including business crisis coverage, to a range of healthcare institutions, including both senior care and managed care operations globally.