Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Beth Freeman as Senior Vice President, Accident & Health Underwriting, and Ken Gumbiner as Senior Vice President, Accident & Health Sales.
Freeman joins BHSI with over 25 years of experience underwriting an array of A&H products and was, most recently, AVP, A&H Underwriting and Program Business, at Companion Life Insurance Company.
Previously, Beth served as Chief Underwriting Officer at Montgomery Management/Spectrum Underwriting Managers, a division of Companion Life.
Gumbiner brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his new role at BHSI and was, most recently, SVP, Head of Accident & Health Sales, North America, at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.
He previously served as Executive Vice President of Sales, IHC Risk Solutions.
Phil Gardham, BHSI’s Senior Vice President, U.S. Accident & Health, and Head of Medical Stop Loss commented: “As we expand our A&H capabilities in the U.S., we are so pleased to have Beth and Ken, two exceptionally experienced A&H professionals, to lead these efforts and deliver the full value of BHSI’s brand, financial strength and CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT philosophy to the marketplace.
“As we grow our product portfolio, we are continuing to expand our Medical Stop Loss appetite, recently forged a new partnership to provide A&H programs for international students, and we will be launching new A&H products soon.”