San Francisco, CA -(BusinessWire)- Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies, (BHHC), Workers Compensation Division recently announced the addition of Danny Engell to the Executive Leadership team as the Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting and Analytics Officer. Engell will lead the company’s strategic underwriting and data analytics efforts in this role, providing innovative expertise and creative solutions to further enhance BHHC’s market presence as an industry leader in workers compensation insurance products.
Danny is a solutions-oriented executive with substantial experience building and leading complex, established insurance functions as well as new ventures,” said Rob Darby, President, and CEO of BHHC. “He has a breadth of experience and talent with strategic underwriting, process improvement, and data analytics that will support BHHC’s goal of maintaining its competitive market advantage.”
Before joining BHHC, Danny was the Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for Republic Indemnity and led the data analytics and strategic planning groups. During his career, Engell has held executive positions with Glow Insurance Services and ICW Group.
“We are excited to welcome Danny to our organization,” said Darby. “His industry experience with underwriting strategy and operations along with a passion for analytics and automation is a great asset as we continue to grow and diversify to meet the needs of our policyholders.”
Engell earned his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He is a member of the Casualty Actuarial Society, earning his FCAS designation in 2012. Danny succeeds Mark Barba, BHHC’s former Chief Underwriting Officer, who retired this June.