Nick Major Joins Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance as Country Manager, UK

BOSTON & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced it has appointed Nick Major to the position of Country Manager, BHSI UK.

“BHSI has been in high-growth mode in the UK. With Nick’s leadership, we will further strengthen our team and accelerate our momentum in bringing sustainable insurance solutions to market,” said Chris Colahan, Head of UK and Europe, BHSI. “I am excited to welcome Nick and look forward to working with him as we bring our solutions, financial stability and CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT philosophy to customers and brokers in the UK and worldwide.”

Nick has nearly three decades of experience in the UK insurance market. He was most recently Managing Director, Commercial Lines UK, at Aviva plc. Prior to Aviva, he spent nearly 15 years in increasingly senior positions, including Chief Underwriting Officer, at Zurich Insurance in London. He earned a bachelor’s degree (Hons) from King’s College, University of London.

Nick is based in the BHSI London office and can be reached at

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