M&T Insurance Agency Hires Batt in Washington D.C.

M&T Insurance Agency (MTIA) has hired Jeffrey Batt to its Washington, D.C., office as the cyber insurance practice leader.

In this role, he will manage client relationships by providing cyber insurance and risk consulting. In addition to insurance brokerage and product development, Batt will also lead efforts to create cyber and privacy risk assessment and quantification tools for MTIA.

Batt has academic, insurance and legal expertise in cyber security. He most recently worked for Marsh in its Cyber Center of Excellence, developing cyber risk management and transfer solutions for large U.S. and multinational clients. Prior to Marsh, he was an associate deputy general counsel at the U.S. Department of Defense.

MTIA is a full-service insurance agency providing property and casualty, surety and employee benefits to commercial customers as well as personal insurance for business owners, executives and high net-worth individuals. The firm has locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S. and works with a variety of clients. It is part of the M&T Bank family and is headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y.

Source: M&T Insurance Agency