Jess Au Joins Berkshire Hathaway as Head of General Property in Asia

Jess Au Joins Berkshire Hathaway as Head of General Property in Asia

January 22, 2023 : Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) bolstered its Asian presence by appointing Jess Au as Head of General Property. This strategic move signals the company’s commitment to serving the dynamic Asian market.

Au, a seasoned insurance leader with over 20 years of experience, will leverage her deep understanding of Asian risk profiles to strengthen BHSI’s general property portfolio. Her prior experience in underwriting, policy design, and claims management adds further value to her appointment.

BHSI has been steadily expanding in Asia, tailoring its offerings to diverse business needs. Au’s arrival aligns perfectly with this strategy, allowing the company to provide clients with comprehensive risk management solutions and customized insurance products.

Her expertise will be crucial in developing specialized coverage for infrastructure, manufacturing, and real estate sectors. Additionally, Au’s knowledge of natural catastrophe risk management will be invaluable in navigating the region’s weather-related challenges.

“Jess takes the reins with a wealth of experience and market knowledge,” exclaimed Marc Breuil, Regional President, Asia Middle East at BHSI. “I am confident she will build and expand BHSI’s long-term regional relationships.”

Au’s appointment marks a turning point for BHSI in Asia. Her leadership, industry connections, and strategic vision hold immense potential to propel the company’s regional growth and solidify its position as a leading provider of bespoke insurance solutions in this ever-evolving landscape.