Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it is expanding into the Canadian marketplace, and has appointed Scott Miller, Darryl DeSouza and Michael Densham to lead its in-country Property, Casualty and Executive & Professional Lines operations, respectively.
"We look forward to providing brokers and customers in Canada with ready access to our strong capacity and substantial underwriting and claims expertise. With Scott, Darryl and Michael joining the BHSI team in Toronto, we have an immediate market presence — with decades of experience in Canada." said Peter Eastwood, President of BHSI.
Scott Miller comes to his new role as head of Property in Canada from Gen Re, where, most recently, he was the Senior Energy Marketer & Underwriter.
Previously, he served as Senior Property Facultative Underwriter and Second Vice President at Gen Re, and was an Energy Broker at Aon Reed Stenhouse. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Olivet College, and holds a Chartered Insurance Professional designation.
Darryl DeSouza joins BHSI as head of Casualty in Canada. Previously, Darryl was an Underwriting Specialist for AIG. Before that, Darryl was an AVP, Casualty Facultative, at Swiss Re in Toronto, and Property-Casualty Manager at General Accident Assurance Company.
Darryl received his bachelor’s degree from McMaster University and holds the FCIP and CRM insurance designations.
Michael Densham takes the reins as head of BHSI’s Executive & Professional Lines in Canada after more than a decade in positions of increasing responsibility at Chubb, where he most recently served as Vice President and Canadian Zone Manager, professional liability and private company executive liability.
Previously, Michael was Chubb Specialty Insurance’s Private Company and Underwriting Service Centre Manager, and Underwriting and Marketing Expert. Michael received his bachelor’s degree with honours from Wilfrid Laurier University.
BHSI provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, surety, travel, programs and homeowners insurance.