Global specialty re/insurer Brit has appointed Garick Zillgitt, Vice President, Primary General Liability and Justin Magee, Vice President, Excess Casualty to Brit Global Specialty USA (BGSU).
Zillgitt, who reports to SVP, General liability Mark Richards, will be based in Walnut Creek, California.
He brings over 35 years of underwriting experience across various casualty classes and joins from Swiss Re, where he served as VP and was responsible for western region territory wholesale produced E&S Casualty business.
Magee reports to SVP, Excess Casualty Jon Liening and will be based out of Los Angeles.
He joins from Redstone Underwriters where he served as an SVP focused on contractors’ general liability.
Magee has also held senior casualty underwriting roles at Pioneer Programs Insurance Solutions and Ironshore Insurance.
“We are pleased to announce two more excellent hires to our well-established US Casualty teams,” said Nick Davies, President, Brit Americas.
“Justin and Garick bring both extensive experience of successfully writing casualty business, and their market relationships will help drive growth in the segment. Their appointments will build on the strong momentum we have seen in Casualty classes over the last few years.”