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Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Brit Insurance Holdings N.V.

Directorate Change

29 March 2011

                          Brit Insurance Holdings N.V.

    Brit Insurance nominates Hans-Peter Gerhardt as a Non-Executive Director

Brit Insurance Holdings N.V. ("Brit Insurance" or the "Group"), the
international general insurance and reinsurance group, today announces the
nomination of Hans-Peter Gerhardt as a Non-Executive Director of the Group. Brit
Insurance shareholders will be asked to approve the nomination at the
forthcoming Annual General Meeting.

Peter has spent his career working in the insurance sector in a number of senior
underwriting and management roles, including Vice Chairman of the Board of
Executive Directors of Cologne Re and Chairman of Faraday.  More recently, Peter
was CEO of Paris Re, which he created in 2006 with the support of private equity
to acquire the business and management team of AXA Re.  In 2009 Paris Re was
acquired by Partner Re and after the successful completion of the merger Peter
stepped down in June 2010.

Dane Douetil, Chief Executive Officer of Brit Insurance, commented:

"I welcome Peter to the Board and I know that his in-depth industry experience
and underwriting perspective will be of great value."


For further information, please contact

Brit Insurance Holdings N.V.
+31 (0) 20 719 1100

Neil Manser, Head of Investor Relations, Brit Insurance
+44 (0) 20 7098 6980

Peter Rigby/Juliet Tilley, Haggie Financial
+44 (0) 20 7417 8989

Notes to Editors

Brit Insurance is an international general insurance and reinsurance group
specialising in commercial insurance. The Group writes a diverse portfolio of
insurance and reinsurance, offering worldwide protection. The scope is wide-
ranging: from sole traders to the largest multinational corporations; from
manufacturers to professional services; from shops to satellites. Our
distribution model is centred on brokers and intermediaries.  Reflecting where
our customers trade, we are organized into three strategic business units -
Global Markets, UK and Reinsurance - which have access to our underwriting
platforms including Brit Insurance Limited and our Lloyd's syndicate, Brit
Syndicate 2987.

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