Brit Ltd announces new COO with 35 years of experience, including senior positions at Hiscox and Aon

Brit Insurance Ltd (Brit) has today announced Michael Gould as its new chief operating officer.

He joins Brit from Lloyd’s syndicate, Talbot Underwriting, having had over 35 years of experience in the industry.

Prior to Talbot, Gould was group chief operating officer of Hiscox for six years where he implemented transformational initiatives across operational capabilities. He has also held senior positions at Aon and American Express.

Matthew Wilson, chief executive at Brit said: “We are delighted to welcome Michael to Brit’s executive committee as he takes up the role of chief operating officer. He brings unrivalled experience, both in the Lloyd’s market and in transforming and leading best-in-class operational functions.

“Brit aspires to be at the forefront of innovation in our industry, by embracing the rapid changes in technology and business process, to drive meaningful competitive advantage.

”Michael’s track-record of execution and transformation, therefore, make him a natural fit. I look forward to working with Michael as he leads the operations team to support the business as we continue to grow and execute on our strategic objectives.”

The appointment is still subject to regulatory approval.