KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Heads of First Party Lines for Middle East and Asia, overseeing General Property, Energy and Construction. According to a statement, Kapil Palathinkal will be responsible for the Middle East, and Carlos Beltran, for Asia. Palathinkal, who is based in Dubai, joined BHSI in 2018 as Head of Energy & Construction. He has more than a decade of experience with construction, energy and engineered risks and is trained as a chemical engineer. With over two decades of industry experience, Beltran came to BHSI in 2018 as Head of General Property for the Middle East. In his new role, he will be based in Singapore.
“We are pleased to round out our regional property leadership with the promotions of Kapil and Carlos, two experienced leaders who will further build on their valuable contributions to BHSI and our customers,” said BHSI Head of Asia Middle East, Marc Breuil. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, surety, travel, programmes, accident and health, medical stop loss and homeowners insurance.– BERNAMA