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Managing Executive Chris Hatt Joins Private Client Solutions

DALLAS, May 2, 2017 – MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has expanded its national private client practice with the addition of Chris Hatt as managing executive. Mr. Hatt has over 30 years of underwriting and broking experience in the London and Lloyd’s market. Prior to joining MarketScout, Mr. Hatt worked at Shepherd Compello as a director, building and expanding the binding facility business in North America. Previously, Mr. Hatt was the CEO of Decus Insurance Brokers Limited, where
he was responsible for the production and placement of US binding authorities and in-house underwriting capability for Lloyd’s facilities.

Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout profiled the plans for the expansion, “We continue our efforts to recruit the very best talent in the private client sector. Chris has proven himself time and again as an individual with integrity who enjoys tremendous respect from the underwriting community in London and across the globe.” Mr. Hatt will be based out of MarketScout’s corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Kerr also noted, “Chris will work on a national scale addressing difficult accounts and undertake a pivotal role in MarketScout’s many underwriting facilities. Our primary goal is to first and foremost serve our customers and make a profit for our underwriting partners.”

For more information about MarketScout’s Private Client Solutions, please contact 972.934.4200.

About MarketScout
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with specialty expertise in many areas. The firm is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and MGA for U.S. insurers. MarketScout owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. MarketScout is founder of the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) and administers the Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) designation in partnership with The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. MarketScout has offices in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit us at; follow us on Facebook and Twitter


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