Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has announced a new hire and two promotions. Brady Head has been named senior vice president and product line officer for D&O liability insurance in North America. Meanwhile, Sachin Warty and Chris Polechronis, both members of the company’s US executive and professional lines team, have been promoted. Warty has been named head of financial institutions for the central and west regions, and Polechronis has been named head of financial institutions for the east region.
Head joins BHSI from AIG, where he most recently served as head of management liability, including commercial D&O liability, fiduciary liability, employment practices liability and crime coverages in the US, Canada, and Bermuda.
“Brady brings exceptional financial lines experience to BHSI, and we are pleased to welcome him to our executive and professional lines leadership team,” said Dave Bresnahan, executive vice president at BHSI. “His expertise will be invaluable as we help customers navigate a challenging marketplace and secure sustainable D&O solutions, backed by our disciplined underwriting, excellent claims service, and financial strength.”
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In their new roles, Warty and Polechronis will lead BHSI’s US financial institutions portfolio, which includes management liability, professional liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, crime protection, and executive impersonation coverages.
Warty joined the company in 2013 as assistant vice president for financial institutions. Prior to that, he served at CNA as financial institutions zonal leader. He has also served as an underwriter at Travelers Insurance.
Polechronis joined BHSI in 2014, and most recently served as vice president of executive and professional lines for financial institutions. Prior to joining BHSI, he served as an assistant vice president and asset management unit manager at Chubb.
“Sachin and Chris have been integral to the growth of our executive and professional lines portfolio and building our strong relationships with financial institutions and brokers nationwide,” Bresnahan said. “We are pleased to now elevate their roles and the impact they can have on our customers, our brokers, and our marketplace.”