Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Promotes Olivier Hamon to Head Executive & Professional Lines In France

BOSTON & PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it has named Olivier Hamon as Head of Executive & Professional Lines in France. He was previously Head of Financial Institutions and Management Liabilities.

“Olivier has been instrumental in building our Executive & Professional Lines portfolio and our strong customer relationships from day one,” said François-Xavier d’Huart, Country Manager, France, BHSI. “This promotion recognizes his success as well as our focus on developing and promoting leaders from our exceptional team of talent.”

In his new role, Olivier will oversee BHSI’s entire Executive & Professional Lines portfolio in France, which includes D&O Liability, Financial Institutions D&O Liability, Professional Indemnity, Employment Practices Liability, Crime, and Cyber Insurance.

Olivier joined BHSI in 2020 and has nearly 15 years of insurance and financial industry experience in France. Prior to BHSI, he spent eight years in increasingly responsible financial lines positions at another global insurer.

He will continue to be based in BHSI’s office in Paris and can be reached at +33 1 72 10 34 67 or at

In Europe, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) trades under Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI) and Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL). BHEI is an Irish domiciled Designated Activity Company, Registration Number 636883 and Registered Office at 2nd Floor, 7 Grand Canal Street Lower, Dublin D02 KW81. BHEI 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, and of Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL), 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. BHSIC, BHIIL and BHEI 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, BHSI has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cologne, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.


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