BOSTON & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2020--

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it has expanded its property team in France with the addition of Jean-François Leandri as Risk Control Consultant.

“Jean François’s extensive risk control consulting expertise significantly enhances our property underwriting and service for customers across France and Belux ” said François-Xavier d’Huart. “We are pleased to welcome him to our team, while we continue to expand both our local underwriting and services in the region.”

Trained as both a boiler & machinery and fire prevention consultant, Jean-François has nearly 25 years of engineering experience. He spent the last 17 years as District Manager at Global Risk Consultants, where he led a Paris-based technical team responsible for risk consulting on a range of occupancies across portions of Europe and Africa. He began his carrier as Field Engineer at UAP Kemper HPR Company.

Jean-François is based in BHSI’s office in Paris and can be reached at +33 (0)6 09 76 26 24 or JF.Leandri@bhspecialty.com.

In Europe, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) trades under Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI) and Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL). BHEI, is an Irish domiciled Designated Activity Company, Registration Number 636883 and Registered Office at One Grant’s Row, Dublin D02 HX96. BHEI is an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSIC), a Nebraska USA domiciled corporation, which provides commercial property, marine, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, surety, travel, programs, accident and health, medical stop loss and homeowners insurance, and is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL), an incorporated England and Wales limited liability company, Registration Number 3230337 and Registered Office at 8 Fenchurch Place, 4th Floor, London EC3M 4AJ, United Kingdom. BHSIC, BHIIL and BHEI are part of Berkshire Hathaway's National Indemnity group of insurance companies, which hold financial strength ratings of A++ from AM Best and AA+ from Standard & Poor's. Based in Boston, BHSI has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cologne, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.

JoAnn Lee / +1 617-936-2937

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SOURCE: Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

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