John King has been named chief underwriting officer for Brit Global Specialty USA. King moves to BGSU, based in Chicago, from his current role as group executive underwriter at Brit Global Specialty in London.
King brings 30 years of experience to the role, including a range of senior underwriting positions. He joined Brit in 2009, initially as short tail portfolio director, before becoming group executive underwriter. Prior to joining Brit, King spent six years as a production underwriter at Beazley and helped that firm build-out its U.S. platform. He started his career at Marsh, holding the role of senior vice president and leading the U.S. property broking team in London.
King will report to Nick Davies, president, BGSU. He will continue to work with Christiern Dart, Brit’s group chief underwriting officer.
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