Jake Hesson named Underwriting Manager by BHSI amidst rapid growth

Mark Lingafelter, President, Australasia at BHSI

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is expanding into the Commercial Hull segment in Australasia and has named Jake Hesson, Underwriting Manager, Marine.

What does Jake Hesson bring to BHSI?

“We are pleased to further extend the range of specialty products BHSI can now offer to our customers and brokers across Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). All backed by our ongoing commitment to skilled underwriting, our strong commitment to service and our CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT philosophy,” commented Mark Lingafelter, President, BHSI, Australasia.

Commenting on the appointment, Head of Marine, BHSI in Australasia, Dimitry Zilberud, said, “Jake Hesson comes to BHSI with exceptional marine expertise and local market knowledge experience. With Jake Hesson at the helm, we look forward to expanding our marine product portfolio and building new commercial hull relationships throughout Australasia.”

Jake comes BHSI with more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, most of it specializing in marine hull and liabilities. He was most recently Northern Regional Manager, Marine Specialty Risks, focused on marine hull, liability, and P&I, at QBE in Sydney.