Liening leaves Aspen to join Brit


Brit has announced that it has appointed Jonathan Liening as Senior Vice President, Excess Casualty for Brit Global Specialty USA.

Liening is now based in Chicago and reports to Douglas Trainor. He will focus on writing excess casualty through wholesale intermediaries.

He was formerly vice president, primary casualty at Aspen Insurance, where he had worked since January 2013. Liening began his career at Travelers Insurance, where he underwrote excess and surplus business for accounts of all sizes.

“Jonathan represents another strategic hire for BGSU as we continue to expand our platform in the US,” said Nick Davies, president, Brit Global Specialty Americas. “With over a decade of experience in the casualty space, Jonathan will add a significant amount of expertise to our offering, complementing our existing US-based primary General Liability team.”

Matthew Wilson, group CEO, Brit added, “We are pleased to appoint another high-quality individual as our ability to attract leading talent from across the industry continues to support our opportunistic growth strategy.”

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