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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Names Bart De Wilde Head of Property, Switzerland

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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Bart De Wilde to lead its growing property underwriting team and portfolio in Switzerland.

“I am very excited to be expanding our Swiss operations with leaders and teammates whose excellent capability and character will drive the best possible experience for customers and brokers seeking stable property solutions,” said Leander Metzger, Country Manager, Switzerland, BHSI. “Bart will build and lead our property team, providing our reliable capacity, risk engineering and CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT philosophy to the Swiss marketplace.”

Bart has more than two decades of insurance underwriting and engineering experience. He comes to BHSI from Holcim Ltd, where he was most recently Deputy Head of Group Insurance. He holds a master’s in Industrial Sciences from Catholic University Leuven, Technology Campus de Nayer.

As part of a steady expansion of its global footprint, BHSI opened a new office in Zurich, Switzerland in 2022, where its growing team is offering a full line of commercial property, casualty, and specialty insurance solutions to customers and brokers.

Bart is based in BHSI’s Zurich office.

© 2023 David Mazor

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