Berkshire Specialty Insurance Unit Hires Zurich’s Spoon Rafkin

July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s specialty insurance arm named Lori Spoon Rafkin as senior vice president of customer & broker engagement.

Spoon Rafkin was previously the broker relationship leader for North America at Zurich Insurance Group AG, the unit of Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire said today in a statement distributed by Business Wire.

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