October 18, 2019
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has announced three key leadership appointments in Madrid. Diego Espinosa as head of property, Juan Madrid as head of casualty and Tomás Blas as head of technical lines.
Espinosa brings more than a decade of experience and joins from RSA Spain where he most recently served as property development leader/property lead underwriter.
Madrid most recently held the role of liabilities manager at Chubb Iberia and brings more than 35 years of industry experience. Prior to that, he spent 14 years in casualty underwriting at AIG Europe Ltd.
Additionally, Blas joins with 15 years’ experience, most recently serving as regional head of engineering lines, Mediterranean Region at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). Before that, he was head of engineering lines for Spain & Portugal and global practice group leader of Utilities, Services, IT & Communications at AGCS.
Ignacio Almazan, country manager, Spain, BHSI, said: “We are pleased to build out our leadership team and capabilities in Spain with the addition of these highly experienced professionals to lead our entry into property, casualty and technical lines,”
Adding: “We look forward to continuing to expand our capabilities and to bring BHSI’s underwriting acumen, service excellence and financial strength to this thriving market.”