Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Names Gabriel Poppie Head of Customer & Broker Engagement, U.S. Central Region

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that Gabriel Poppie has joined the company as Head of Customer & Broker Engagement for the U.S. Central Region.

“Building high value and enduring relationships is paramount to all we do,” said Lori Spoon, Head of Customer & Broker Engagement, BHSI. Gabe is a terrific addition to the team, joining us with strong market experience. His relationships with risk management professionals and brokers will be an asset in support of our regional growth strategy. We’re excited to have Gabe on board.

Gabe comes to BHSI with more than 20 years of insurance industry experience. Throughout his career he has held sales leadership, distribution and customer relationship roles at both major global brokers and insurance carriers.

Gabe is based in Chicago and can be reached at

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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