Brian Hall, a longtime leader in the business insurance industry, died on November 22 at the age of 80.
According to his online obituary, Mr. Hall in Orange, Virginia, where he and his wife moved in 2000, with his family present. The cause of death was not stated.
Mr. Hall was born in Manchester, England, in 1942 but moved to Bermuda in 1953. He began his career in the island's insurance industry with American International Group Inc. when he was 17. In 1964, he joined the International Risk Management Group Ltd., which was led by the captive pioneer Fred Reiss.
He later started his own captive management company before joining Johnson & Higgins, where he was named CEO and president of the brokerage firm's captive business in 1
Mr. Hall was a founder of the Bermuda Foundation of Insurance Studies in 1996 and remained actively involved in educational efforts after his retirement in 1997. BFIS will establish the Brian Hall Memorial Scholarship next year.
Among several awards, Mr. Hall of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain 1998 for services to Bermuda in insurance and education.