Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced the appointment of Mr Mark Lingafelter as President, BHSI, Australasia. He assumes responsibility for the BHSI Australasia region from Mr Chris Colahan, who is moving into the role of President of the specialty insurance operation in the UK & Europe.
Mr Lingafelter, who will be based in BHSI’s Sydney office, was most recently Chief Underwriting Officer, Asia Pacific for QBE Insurance. Before that he spent more than 11 years as Managing Director at Chubb Insurance Company of Australia.
Mr Colahan joined BHSI in February 2015, previously serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Asia and Hong Kong, for the RSA Insurance Group. Chris will be based in the London office.