it Limited (“Brit”), the global specialty insurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Carroll to launch a marine business for Brit Global Specialty USA. Tom will join Brit on May 2nd 2016 in Brit’s New York office.
Tom joins as Senior Vice President, Marine; he was formerly Head of US Marine at Catlin. He will be responsible for building out Brit’s presence in the Hull, Liability, Cargo and Yacht lines and brings over 30 years of experience in the sector.
The hire is part of the Group’s strategy to expand its’ regional footprint in the Americas using the agility of the Lloyd’s service company model, with a focus on specialty products that deliver sustainable and profitable growth.
Nick Davies, President of Brit Global Specialty Americas, stated: “ Tom’s hire marks the strategic evolution of our US based P&C platform in to the Marine market, a space where the wider Brit Group enjoys a long pedigree. The opportunity to deliver dedicated expertise and local service whilst enhancing our existing appetite in the class, is compelling. We are delighted to welcome Tom to Brit”.