Brit Global Specialty USA continues to grow Cyber & Technology Practice

Brit Global Specialty USA continues to grow Cyber & Technology Practice


Brit Ltd (“Brit”) is pleased to announce the appointments of James (Jim) Patterson as Vice President, Cyber & Technology and Ryan Mimmo as Vice President, Cyber & Technology for Brit Global Specialty USA (“BGSU”). Jim and Ryan report to Jeff Norton, Senior Vice President, Cyber and Technology and are based in San Francisco and New York, respectively.

In these roles, Jim and Ryan will be responsible for underwriting and supporting the continued growth of BGSU’s successful Cyber & Technology offering.

Jim joins BGSU from AIG where he worked as a Cyber Specialist. In this position, Jim took an active role in educating clients and insurance brokers on cyber exposures and loss prevention methods. Prior to this, Jim was a Senior Underwriter at AIG specialising in cyber and technology coverage.

Ryan comes to BGSU from NAS Insurance, where he was Assistant Vice President, Technology E&O and Cyber Liability. He previously held claims and underwriting roles across cyber, technology and professional liability at Zurich North America, Marsh & McLennan Companies and ACE. These hires follow the appointment of Jeff Norton to the role of Senior Vice President, Cyber & Technology from Beazley USA in 2018, and support the further growth of BGSU’s Cyber & Technology offering, launched in 2017.

Nick Davies, President, Brit Americas, commented: “We are pleased to announce these two high calibre hires, strengthening our fast growing Cyber & Technology offering in the US. Both Jim and Ryan bring extensive experience in the Cyber & Technology space and underscore our continued investment in this space. We look forward to them supporting the expansion of our client offering.




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About Brit

Brit is a market-leading global specialty insurer and reinsurer, focused on underwriting complex risks. It has a major presence in Lloyd’s of London, the world’s specialist insurance market provider, with significant US and international reach. Brit underwrites a broad class of commercial specialty insurance with a strong focus on property, casualty and energy business. Its capabilities are underpinned by robust financials. Brit is a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.


About Brit Global Specialty USA

BGSU underwrites on behalf of Brit Syndicate 2987, providing retailers and wholesalers with Lloyd’s financial strength and capabilities, rated AM Best ‘A’ (Excellent), Fitch A+ (Strong), and Standard & Poor’s A+ (Strong).  BGSU offers insurance and reinsurance products on both an E&S and admitted basis, with a focus on Specialty Package, Property and Professional Lines. BGSU is headquartered in Chicago and has underwriting expertise in all US time zones.