BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced two appointments to its leadership and underwriting team in Asia, naming Malin Fredriksson as Asia Regional Head of First Party Lines, and Kiran Prakash as Asia Regional Head of Engineering and Construction, both based in Singapore.
"Malin and Kiran have extensive experience in the Asian markets. Their addition to our team reflects BHSI's strategy of moving into areas where we can bring deep expertise to the marketplace. We are delighted to add Malin and Kiran to our team," said Marc Breuil, President of Asia.
Malin comes to BHSI with nearly two decades of underwriting and management experience. She was most recently Underwriting & Reinsurance Director, Asia, and Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty, Asia, at RSA. Before that she was Head of Property, Asia & Middle East, RSA, and held various property underwriting positions at insurers in New York, mainland China, Sweden, and London.
Kiran joins BHSI from Swiss Reinsurance Company where he was most recently Senior Construction, Machinery Breakdown and Power/Utilities Underwriter in Asia. Prior to that, Kiran was Energy and Utilities Underwriter at Asia Capital Reinsurance (ACR), and an Engineer at SmartBridges.
A qualified Mechanical (Design) Engineer, Kiran holds a master's degree in Entrepreneurship from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and a Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK).
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (www.bhspecialty.com) provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, surety, travel, programs, and homeowners insurance. In Asia, it underwrites on the paper of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, which holds financial strength ratings of A++ from AM Best and AA+ from Standard & Poor’s. Based in Boston, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has regional underwriting offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
For more information, contact Marc Breuil at +8523729-1300 or email@example.com.