Britannia P&I and its Exclusive Correspondent in the US, B Americas P&I, has recruited Marcela Pizzaro to its team in New York, effective January 3rd 2022.
Pizzaro worked for many years at Hapag Lloyd, where she was Director of Corporate Insurance Risk Management with oversight and responsibility for the company’s risk, insurance and claims in North America. Prior to this, she was Vice President of Shipping Legal Affairs for Chile-based shipowner CSAV. Pizzaro has a law degree from the University of Valparaiso in Chile, as well as a Master’s Degree in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton (2005-2006).
B Americas, led by Director, Mike Unger, is based in New York and opened on March 30th 2020. It provides support to all Britannia Members requiring assistance with claims and other matters in the USA, as well as focusing on the specific needs of the Club’s North American Members.
Andrew Cutler, CEO of Britannia P&I, said that “I’m sure that Marcela will further strengthen the offering and service to our Members across the region and her appointment reflects our ambitions to develop and expand Britannia’s presence throughout the Americas”.