BI’s Article search uses Boolean search capabilities. If you are not familiar with these principles, here are some quick tips.
To search specifically for more than one word, put the search term in quotation marks. For example, “workers compensation”. This will limit your search to that combination of words.
To search for a combination of terms, use quotations and the & symbol. For example, “hurricane” & “loss”.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. said Tuesday that it has expanded its marine insurance capabilities in Australia and New Zealand with two new appointments.
Barton Phillips will serve as head of transport and logistics, and Laetitia Roney will be manager of transport and logistics liability insurance. Both will be based in Berkshire Hathaway's new office in Brisbane, Australia.
Mr. Phillips and Ms. Roney join Berkshire Hathaway from Zurich Financial Services Australia Ltd., where Mr. Phillips was national manager of marine and transport liability insurance and Ms. Roney was underwriting manager of marine and transport liability insurance.
“With the appointment of these two exceptionally experienced marine insurance professionals, we further deepen our underwriting expertise and expand our geographic footprint in Australia and New Zealand,” Dimitry Zilberud, head of marine at BHSI Australia, said in the statement.
(Reuters) — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said on Friday its second-quarter profit fell 37%, reflecting a significant decline in investment gains and an underwriting loss from insurance operations, which include Geico.