Brit Limited has confirmed two appointments to its recently launched private client team, in a bid to expand its offering in this division.
Andrew Thorn and Alex Brice will join the global specialty insurer as senior underwriter and underwriter, respectively.
Prior to his new role, Thorn was most recently technical account manager at Chubb, where he oversaw the independent broker team and led on high-value accounts. He brings over 15 years of experience to the role.
Brice joins from Hiscox, where he was most recently senior development underwriter, focusing on high net-worth homes, motor and overseas properties.
Matthew Wilson, CEO, Brit, said: “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.”
Brit Private Client caters to brokers and their clients operating in the high and ultra-high net worth market. It is led by Tara Parchment, who has over 25 years of experience in the high and ultra-high net worth market.
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.”