Probitas 1492 appoints Marcus Bale to lead Retail Strategy and Development 4th November 2017 Probitas 1492 continues with its growth plans, with the appointment of Marcus Bale, as Head of Strategy and Development for Retail. Marcus will be leading the expansion of the retail portfolio, which is underpinned by cross-class, bespoke product propositions aligned closely with our chosen distribution partners. He joins Probitas from ProSight,Specialty Insurance, and brings with him experience in strategy, business development, underwriting management and product innovation. Ash Bathia, CEO at Probitas, commented, “We’re pleased to welcome Marcus to the Probitas team at such an exciting time for our business. He brings valuable experience to the table, allowing us to continue to bring new and accretive business to the Lloyd’s market through innovative solutions.” About Marcus Bale Marcus joins from ProSight Specialty Insurance, where he was an Active Underwriter. He has held a variety of leadership positions in both company and Lloyd’s markets and has experience of developing commercial insurance portfolio across multiple channels of sale including direct to consumer, bank and broker.