Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has promoted Hilary Browne to the additional role of Regional Executive, UK and Europe, and Vanessa Maxwell to the additional role of Country Manager, UK.
Browne will work closely with Chris Colahan, Head of UK & Europe, serving as deputy head of BHSI in the UK and Europe, and leading portfolio-level underwriting initiatives and business development across the region.
She will continue to serve as Head of Casualty for Europe and Country Manager for Ireland as she assumes the newly created role of Regional Executive for UK and Europe.
Browne joined BHSI in 2019 and has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience.
As Country Manager, Maxwell will lead BHSI’s underwriting, claims and customer and broker engagement in the UK.
She joined BHSI in 2017 as Head of Professional Indemnity & Cyber Liability and ascended to Head of Executive & Professional Lines, UK, in 2019. She will retain that role along with her new position.
Colohan commented: “As we continue to grow rapidly in the UK and Europe, we are expanding our leadership team, and we are so pleased to have the excellent talent and experience to promote from within.
“In their new roles, Hilary and Vanessa will now have an even greater impact that will benefit our organisation, our customers and our brokers.”