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BOSTON & PARIS – Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced the launch of a full range of marine insurance products in France and appointed Muriel Birre Julvécourt as Head of Marine Division. New marine offerings include: Inland Navigation, Ocean Freight, Storage & Transit, Project Freight, Freight Forwarder Liability, Ports & Terminals and Underwater Insurance.
“We are very pleased to complement our offerings for customers and brokers in France with marine insurance, backed by BHSI’s financial stability, long-term underwriting and CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT ® philosophy,” said François-Xavier d’Huart, Country Manager, France. “Muriel is well known in the local market and we are delighted that her deep technical expertise and excellent leadership abilities are driving our entry into this new line. »
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Muriel comes to BHSI with over 25 years of marine underwriting experience. She was most recently Head of Marine at RSA Group. Previously, she held various marine management positions at Groupama Transport. She was a member of the Marine Commission of the French Federation of Insurance Companies (FFA) for almost 10 years, and holds a Master’s degree in Insurance Law from the University of Paris Panthéon Assas.
Muriel is based in BHSI’s Paris office and can be reached at Muriel.email@example.com or +33 1 72 10 68 03.
In Europe, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) operates under Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI) and Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL). BHEI, is a Designated Activity Company domiciled in Ireland, registered number 636883 and registered office at One Grant’s Row, Dublin D02 HX96. BHEI is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSIC), a company domiciled in Nebraska in the United States, which provides commercial property, casualty, medical professional liability, executive and professional lines, transactional liability, surety, marine, travel, programs, accident and health, medical insurance, home insurance and multinational insurance, and BHEI is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL), a limited liability company incorporated in England and Wales, number d 3230337 and registered office at 8 Fenchurch Place, 4th Floor, London EC3M 4AJ, United Kingdom. BHSIC, BHIIL and BHEI are part 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, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macao, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.
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