Brit has appointed Marc Robinson and Yasuaki (Yasu) Saegusa to the Marine business of Brit Global Specialty USA (BGSU), effective February 5th..
Robinson joins BGSU as Assistant Vice President and will be based in Hartford, Connecticut. He will be responsible for the underwriting of BGSU’s growing Yacht portfolio. He joins BGSU from Falvey Yacht Insurance where he was the lead underwriter on all new and renewal business for yachts up to $20m. Robinson will report to Craig McGinnes, Vice President, Yacht at BGSU.
Saegusa joins BGSU as Vice President – Cargo and will be based in Brit’s Newport Beach, California office. He will focus on developing BGSU’s Cargo book on the West Coast. Saegusa joins BGSU from AIG where he was the Manager of their Marine offering in Western North America and the Lead Cargo Underwriter. He will report to William Frohne, Vice President, Cargo at BGSU.
BGSU’s Marine business, headed by Tom Carroll, was launched in 2016. Brit said that the appointments were part of Brit’s strategy to expand its regional footprint in the Americas, with a focus on specialty products that deliver sustainable and profitable growth.