BOSTON & DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that Louise Kidd has been promoted to Country Manager in Ireland. Louise will also retain her role as Head of Third-Party Lines for BHSI in Ireland.
“Louise has been an excellent leader to our team in Ireland and solution-provider to our customers and brokers throughout Europe. We are pleased to recognize her excellent contributions with this promotion which will enable her to have an even greater impact on our team and the marketplace,” said Chris Colahan, Head of UK & Europe, BHSI.
Louise joined BHSI in 2020 and has nearly 20 years of industry experience in third party lines, the last decade in leadership roles. She holds an honours degree in Financial Services from John Moore Liverpool University and a Diploma in Company Direction from The Institute of Directors.
The role of Country Manager, Ireland, was previously held by Hilary Browne, who was recently elevated to the position of Regional Executive, UK and Europe, at BHSI.
Louise is based in BHSI’s Dublin office and can be reached at +353 86 065 1913 or at [email protected]
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 BHEI is a subsidiary 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 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, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.