Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Names Pascal Carrer as Head of Casualty in Switzerland

BOSTON & ZURICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that Pascal Carrer has joined the company as Head of Casualty in Switzerland.

“I am excited to welcome Pascal to our leadership team in Switzerland,” said Leander Metzger, Country Manager in Switzerland, BHSI. “Together, we will continue to bring BHSI’s underwriting excellence, CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT philosophy, and financial strength to customers and brokers throughout the country.”

Pascal comes to BHSI with nearly 30 years of insurance underwriting and risk management experience. He was most recently Head of Corporate Risk & Insurance Management at Hoerbiger Holding AG. Pascal is based in Zurich and can be reached at

BHSI has been steadily growing its team in Zurich, while expanding its local underwriting, which currently includes property, casualty, and executive & professional lines.

In Switzerland, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) trades under Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL). BHIIL is 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. BHIIL is an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSIC), a Nebraska USA domiciled corporation, which 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. BHSIC and BHIIL are subsidiaries 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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