Holland-based insurer adds local non-exec to bolster board

Brit Insurance has embedded itself in its Dutch new home by naming Willem Stevens as a non-executive director.

Stevens is a member of the supervisory board of Schiphol Group, TBI Holdings, AZL, Holland Casino and Nederlandse Staatsloterij, and a member of the advisory board of NIVRA (Netherlands Association of Certified Public Auditors).

He is a guest lecturer on corporate governance for executive management programs at Erasmus University (Rotterdam) and Nyenrode Business University (Breukelen).

John Barton, Brit chairman said: "I am delighted that Willem has agreed to take up this position. His wide-ranging experience and expertise will be extremely valuable as we continue to enhance our position as an international insurance and reinsurance Group."