Global specialty re/insurer Brit has bolstered its recently-launched Private Client team with the appointment of Andrew Thorn as a Senior Underwriter and Alex Brice as an Underwriter.
Brit Private Client was launched to serve brokers operating in the high and ultra-high net worth market.
Thorn joins from Chubb having most recently served as Technical Account Manager, overseeing the performance of the independent broker team and leading on high-value accounts.
He brings over 15 years’ experience and was at A Plan Insurance prior to Chubb.
Brice was previously at Hiscox, where he spent over 10 years, most recently as a Senior Development Underwriter with his focus including High Net Worth homes, motor and overseas properties.
“Since launch, Brit Private Client has generated good momentum and we’ve been encouraged by the positive market reception, supporting our view that there is strong appetite fora genuine alternative to what is currently available,” said Brit CEO Matthew Wilson.
“We have ambitions to grow into a meaningful player in this space and the further growth of the team through these new hires supports this.”
Tara Parchment, Head of Private Clients, added, “Andrew andAlex are both excellent additions and I’m pleased to welcome them to the team. We want to differentiate Brit Private Client through the level of service we provide and our ability to create truly bespoke solutions for clients.
“Having a strong team is crucial to this, and I amtherefore delightedthat we are able to announcethese two high quality appointments.”