BGC Insurance Group (BGCI), a division of BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global brokerage and financial technology company, today announced that Bruce Fine will be joining its new global aviation and space (re)insurance brokerage as the Managing Partner for US Aviation and Aerospace as well as President of the Aviation Industry Financial Solutions Division. Based in Atlanta and Chicago, Fine takes up his role with immediate effect and will report to Marcel Chad.
Fine brings more than 35 years of aviation experience to the role. Most recently he was Executive Vice President and Global Aerospace Manufacturers and Infrastructure Industry Leader at JLT Specialty. Fine began his industry career in 1984 as an Aviation Underwriter for CIGNA and has held a number of senior aviation roles including Vice President at Alexander & Alexander, Senior Vice President at Willis Global Aviation and was a Managing Director at Marsh until 2018.
Marcel Chad, President of the new BGCI aviation and aerospace business, said:
“We are building a bespoke alternative to the current aviation industry offering. Bruce is a recognised expert in our field with a proven ability to define and deliver innovative client solutions and advocacy. His extensive experience in leading and developing aviation and aerospace business will underpin our ability to attract clients and talent as we build our growing business. It gives me great pleasure to welcome Bruce to the team.”
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