Brit Hires Guillermo Eslava to Expand its LatAm Team

27-04-2015

Brit PLC (“Brit” or “the Group”), the global specialty insurer and reinsurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Guillermo Eslava as Vice President, Casualty Reinsurance.

Guillermo joins Brit’s Miami-based Latin America business and his focus will be on creating a Casualty Treaty and Facultative portfolio in the Latin America and Caribbean region, he will report into Juan Calvache. The move underscores Brit’s strategy to expand in the Latin American region from its Miami platform, led by Juan Calvache.

Prior to joining Brit, Mr Eslava was Treaty and Facultative Regional Manager at Swiss Re with responsibility for Latin America. He began his career as a practicing attorney in Colombia, working for a number of firms specializing in banking, finance and insurance litigation.

Juan Calvache, Senior Vice President, Brit Global Specialty USA commented:
“We are very pleased to add Guillermo to the team in Miami. With his underwriting and legal expertise coupled with his excellent client relationships, we expect he will make a significant contribution to the development of our growing platform and Brit’s presence in the region.”

Nick Davies, President, Brit Global Specialty Americas commented:
“This further strengthening of our Latin American business demonstrates our commitment to building out our Miami based hub around underwriting expertise and service. We continue to diversify our international presence in the Americas using the capital and licensing flexibility of the Lloyd’s service company model to access local distribution. We are delighted to welcome Guillermo to Brit.”

ENDS

For further information, please contact
Ed Berry FTI: +44 (0) 203 727 1046