BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it has promoted two members of its U.S. Executive & Professional Lines team, naming Sachin Warty as Head of Financial Institutions for the Central and West Region, and Chris Polechronis as Head of Financial Institutions for the East Region.
“Sachin and Chris have been integral to the growth of our Executive & Professional Lines portfolio and building our strong relationships with financial institutions and brokers nationwide,” said David Bresnahan, Executive Vice President, BHSI. “We are pleased to now elevate their roles and the impact they can have on our customers, our brokers and our marketplace.”
Sachin and Chris will be leading BHSI’s U.S. financial institutions portfolio, which includes a suite of Management Liability, Professional Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Crime Protection and Executive Impersonation coverages.
Sachin joined BHSI in 2013 as Assistant Vice President, Financial Institutions. Before that, he was Financial Institutions Zonal Leader at CNA and Underwriter at Travelers Insurance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English & Philosophy from the University of Dayton.
Chris came to BHSI in 2014, most recently holding the role of Vice President, Executive and Professional Lines, Financial Institutions. Before BHSI, he spent more than a decade at Chubb, and was an Assistant Vice President and Asset Management Unit Manager. He holds a master’s degree in Finance, Leadership and Change Management from the NYU Stern School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Marketing, from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University.
Sachin is based in BHSI’s office in Chicago and can be reached at [email protected] or at 312.702.2807. Chris is based in BHSI’s office in New York and can be reached at [email protected] or at 917.960.2423.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (www.bhspecialty.com) provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, transactional liability, surety, marine, travel, programs, accident and health, medical stop loss, homeowners, and multinational insurance. The actual and final terms of coverage for all product lines may vary. It underwrites on the paper of Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity group of insurance companies, which hold 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, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cologne, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.
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