Brian Lewis was previously cyber and professional liability product officer at Zurich.

Reinsurance broker Lockton Re has appointed Brian Lewis as a senior broker leading its cyber practice for North America.

Brian Lewis

Lockton Re said Lewis (pictured) would be based in New York,

Lewis served more than 12 years at AIG in New York, before joining broker WTW as its financial lines cyber broking team leader at the end of 2015.

In 2021, he moved to Zurich North America, as the insurer’s cyber and professional liability product officer.

“Brian’s depth of experience in cyber insurance underwriting and broking adds specialized expertise to our expanding cyber business,” said Nick Durant, CEO, North America, Lockton Re.

“With Lockton Re’s upward trajectory, we are strategically focused on investing in the right people to support the needs of our clients and markets, and Brian is an excellent addition to the growing capabilities of our cyber team around the globe,” he said.

Jaimie Hunter, senior broker, Lockton Re, said, “We are thrilled to have Brian onboard – his strong market reputation combined with broad experience and in-depth expertise will elevate our offering to clients and support our growing cyber presence in the marketplace.

Durant added: “Lockton Re’s ability to attract marketing-leading talent like Brian, is a testament to the unique culture and value proposition we offer, and the success our clients and markets are seeing as a result. We are all excited to work with Brian.”