Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Name Rachel Simon Senior Vice President, US Executive & Professional Lines Claims

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced today that it has named Rachel Simon as Senior Vice President, Head of US Commercial Private and Nonprofit, Professional Lines and Transactional Liability Claims.

“Rachel is a leader and employee whose experience will add not only the value of our CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT® philosophy, but also our policy development,” said David Crowe, Head of Global Claims, BHSI. “More than ever, our Executive & Professional Lines customers are looking for exceptional strength in a freight forwarder’s underwriting and claims capabilities, and Rachel is enhancing BHSI’s ability to deliver this for our customers.”

Rachel comes to BHSI with more than 20 years of experience in Executive & Professional Lines. Most recently she was with the Great American Insurance Group, where she covered agents and warranties. Prior to joining Great American, Rachel’s extensive claims experience included managerial and technical roles with multinational insurance carriers as well as a legal partner in private practice. She holds a bachelor’s and law degree from Fordham University.

Rachel is based in BHSI’s New York office and can be reached at [email protected] or 347.749.1487.

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance ( offers commercial property, casualty, professional indemnity, executive and professional insurance, transactional liability, surety, marine, travel, program, casualty and health insurance, medical stop -Loss, homeowner and multinational insurance. Actual and final coverage terms for all product lines may vary. It is drawn on the paper of Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity insurance group, which has a financial strength rating of A ++ from AM Best and AA + from Standard & Poor’s. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance is based in Boston with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cologne and Dubai . Dublin, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.

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