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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Appoints Shelby Rootenberg & Megan Scully to Head U.S. Executive & Professional Lines Claims Group 

November 18, 2020 GMT

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 18, 2020--

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced a pair of promotions in its Executive & Professional Lines Claims group, naming Shelby Rootenberg as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Commercial Lines (Public) and Financial Institutions Claims, and Megan Scully as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Commercial Lines (Private), Professional and Transactional Liability Claims.

“With their newly expanded responsibilities, Shelby and Megan will be at the forefront in delivering the full value of our CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT philosophy to our Executive & Professional Lines customers,” said David Crowe, Chief Claims Officer, BHSI. “They are excellent leaders and collaborators, and their exceptional technical acumen and experience will be of great benefit to our customers facing a claim.”


Shelby came to BHSI in 2014 as Assistant Vice President and Head of Financial Lines Claims. Prior to that, she spent over a decade in claims technical and management roles. Shelby received her law degree from Fordham University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Binghamton. She is based in BHSI’s New York office and can be reached at shelby.rootenberg@bhspecialty.com or via phone at 917-960-2443.

Megan joined BHSI in 2015 as Vice President of Miscellaneous Professional Liability/Cyber and Private Company Claims. Before BHSI, she was a Claims Director at a global property-casualty company. She received her law degree from Suffolk University Law School and her bachelor’s degree from Drake University. She is based in BHSI’s Chicago office and can be reached at megan.scully@bhspecialty.com or via phone at 312-702-2833.

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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