Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Appoints Chres Lee to Head of Transactional Liability in Canada

BOSTON & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it has expanded its global Transactional Liability team, welcoming Chres Lee as Head of Transactional Liability in Canada.

“With this latest appointment, we continue to strengthen our Transactional Liability team and capabilities around the globe,” said Michael Brooks, Head of Transactional Liability, North America. “Chres has deep M&A expertise, strong market relationships, and shares BHSI’s commitment to ensuring excellent service for our customers and brokers throughout Canada.”

Prior to BHSI, Chres was most recently M&A Underwriting Counsel at another major insurer. She also spent eight years practicing M&A law at two leading Canadian law firms. Chres is based in Ontario and can be reached at

BHSI’s Transactional Liability team structures Representations & Warranties, Tax, Contingent Liability and Class Action Settlement Insurance for companies throughout North America and around the world.

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance ( provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, transactional liability, surety, marine, travel, programs, accident and health, medical stop loss, homeowners, and multinational insurance. ­The actual and final terms of coverage for all product lines may vary. It underwrites on the paper 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, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Columbia, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, Plymouth Meeting, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Barcelona, Brisbane, Brussels, Cologne, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Lyon, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, and Zurich.



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