BHSI offers marine business in Canada

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is launching Inland and Ocean Marine Insurance in Canada. It has named Gord Rider as Senior Marine Underwriter, based in Toronto. “We are pleased to welcome Gord to our team of marine specialists,” said John Evans, Vice President of Marine, BHSI. “With Gord at the helm, BHSI in Canada has launched ocean marine products — including ocean cargo, stock throughput and project cargo insurance — as well as a full line of inland marine products.”

Rider joins BHSI from Chubb Insurance Company of Canada, where he was most recently Senior Marine Underwriter. Before that, he was a Marine Underwriter at Chubb and at Coast Underwriters Ltd.