Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance enters the maritime market in France and appoints Muriel Birre Julvécourt at the head of its product line
BOSTON & PARIS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced the launch of a full range of marine insurance products in France and has appointed Muriel Birre Julvécourt to lead the Marine division. New maritime offerings include: inland navigation, ocean freight, storage and transit, project freight, freight forwarder liability, ports and terminals, and submarine insurance.
“We are very pleased to further complement our offerings for clients and brokers in France with marine insurance, supported by BHSI’s financial stability, long term underwriting and CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT® philosophy ”, declared François-Xavier d’Huart, Country Manager, France. “Muriel is well known in the local market and we are delighted to be able to count on her deep technical expertise and excellent leadership abilities to guide us in this new range. ”
Muriel comes to BHSI with over 25 years of experience in marine underwriting. Until recently, she was Head of Marine at RSA Group. Previously, she held various management positions in the Navy at Groupama Transport. She was a member of the Marine Committee of the French Federation of Insurance Companies (FFA) for nearly 10 years, and holds a master’s degree in insurance law from the University of Paris Panthéon Assas.
Muriel is based at BHSI’s headquarters in Paris and can be contacted at Muriel.firstname.lastname@example.org or at +33 1 72 10 68 03.
In Europe, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is traded under Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI) and Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL). BHEI is a designated business company domiciled in Ireland with registration 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 headquartered in Nebraska, United States, which provides commercial property, property and casualty insurance, health professional liability, executive and professional line services. , transactional liability, surety, shipping, travel, programs, accident and health. , stop loss healthcare, homeowners and multinational insurance, and BHEI is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL), a limited liability company incorporated in England and Wales, registration number 3230337 and registered office at 8 Fenchurch Place, 4th Floor, London EC3M 4AJ, United Kingdom. BHSIC, BHIIL and BHEI are part of the National Indemnity group of insurance companies of Berkshire Hathaway, which holds A ++ financial strength ratings 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, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.