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Brit names two new hires to Private Client team

July 14, 2020

Global specialty (re)insurer has announced the appointment of Andrew Thorn as a senior underwriter and Alex Brice as an underwriter to its recently launched Private Client team.  

Thorn brings over 15 years’ experience and joins the firm from Chubb having most recently served as technical account manager, overseeing the performance of the independent broker team and leading on high-value accounts. Prior to Chubb he was at A Plan Insurance.

Brice joins from 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.

Matthew Wilson, CEO, Brit, commented: “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 for a genuine alternative to what is currently available. 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, said: “Andrew and Alex 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 am therefore delighted that we are able to announce these two high quality appointments.”