Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company Expands to Malaysia, Names Gaithrie Nandrajog Branch Manager & Koo Kang Wuu Business Development Manager

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 8:30 AM Print This Post

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSI) today announced
that it has received a license from Labuan FSA to provide non-life
reinsurance to the Malaysian market. The company also established a new
office in Kuala Lumpur and named Gaithrie Nandrajog as Branch Manager
and Koo Kang Wuu as Executive & Professional Lines and Business
Development Manager in Malaysia.

“After putting down roots in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Macau, we are
pleased to further expand our operations in Asia and bring facultative
reinsurance capacity and new products with the backing of our strong
balance sheet to selected Malaysian insurance partners,” said Marc
Breuil, President, Asia, BHSI. “With the opening of our Malaysian
office, we continue to deepen our underwriting and claims capabilities
in the region.”

Gaithrie, who will oversee BHSI’s new Malaysian reinsurance operation,
holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of West England,
Bristol. Koo holds an MBA from RMIT University plus a B. A. (Hons) from
the University of Hertfordshire (UK). Both come to BHSI with more than a
decade of experience in the Malaysian insurance industry.

BHSI’s new Malaysia office is located at:

Unit A-28-02, Tower A, Menara UOA Bangsar
5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1,
Bangsar Utama,
59000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

For more information, contact Gaithrie at [email protected]
or Koo at [email protected]

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (www.bhspecialty.com)
provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional
liability, executive and professional lines, surety, travel, programs,
medical stop loss, and homeowners insurance. The actual and final terms
of coverage for all product lines may vary. 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
offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Irvine, Los Angeles, New
York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Auckland,
Brisbane, Düsseldorf, Hong Kong, Macau, Melbourne, Singapore, Sydney
and Toronto. For more information, contact
[email protected].

Contacts

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
JoAnn Lee, 617-936-2937

 


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