Brit Global Specialty USA (BGSU), a division of global specialty re/insurer Brit Ltd, has appointed Jeff Norton as Senior Vice President, Cyber & Technology, effective October 1, 2018.
Norton joins BGSU from Beazley Group, where he most recently served as a Senior Underwriter, Private Enterprise, with responsibility for leading the U.S Private Enterprise Cyber offering and driving profitable growth.
Previously, he led the Professional Liability team at Marquis Agency and helped to expand the firm’s capabilities as an insurance broker and risk management provider over a 10-year tenure.
In his new role, Norton will be responsible for leading and growing BGSU’s Cyber & Technology team from its office in Chicago, reporting to Tom Bongi, Executive Vice President, Professional Liability.
“We are pleased to announce another excellent hire to lead and strengthen our Cyber & Technology offering,” said Nick Davies, President for Brit Americas.
“Jeff has a strong reputation as a Cyber underwriter and also brings a clear track record of leading and growing profitable specialty lines teams,” he added. “We look forward to developing our capabilities and client proposition within Cyber under his direction.”
Matthew Wilson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Brit, also commented: “BGSU has made a number of impressive senior hires over the last 18 months, and we look forward to the role which Jeff will play in leading our Cyber & Technology team in the US, complementing the market leading offering we have established in the London Market.”