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About Hiscox


Executive Directors
Chief Executive
(Aged 53)

Bronek Masojada joined Hiscox in 1993. From 1989 to 1993 he was employed by McKinsey and Co. Bronek served as a Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s from 2001 to 2007, was a Non Executive Director of Ins-sure Holdings Limited from 2002 to 2006 and Chairman of the Lloyd’s Tercentenary Research Foundation from 2008 to 2014. He is a past President of The Insurance Institute of London and immediate Past Master of The Worshipful Company of Insurers. He is currently a member of the Board of the Association of British Insurers.

Chief Financial Officer
(Aged 54)
Stuart John Bridges

Stuart Bridges joined Hiscox in 1999. He is a Chartered Accountant and has held posts in various financial service companies in the UK and US, including Henderson Global Investors. During the year he was a member of the Prudential Financial and Taxation Committee of the Association of British Insurers, a member of the audit committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is a Non Executive Director of Caledonia Investments plc.

Chief Underwriting Officer
(Aged 51)

Richard Watson joined Hiscox in 1986, having previously worked for Sedgwick’s and Hogg Robinson. In 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of Hiscox Global Markets, the largest division of Hiscox by premium income, and was the Underwriter of Syndicate 33 from 2006 to 2009. In 2009, Richard moved to New York and served as the Chief Executive Officer for Hiscox USA for three years. He returned to London in 2012 to become Chief Underwriting Officer for the Hiscox Group.

Non Executive Directors
Non Executive Chairman
(Aged 63)
Robert Simon Childs

Robert Childs joined Hiscox in 1986, served as the Active Underwriter of the Hiscox Lloyd’s Syndicate 33 between 1993 and 2005, and was the Group’s Chief Underwriting Officer until February 2013. In 2012 Robert joined the Council of Lloyd’s. Robert was Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association from January 2003 to May 2005. He is a Trustee of Enham (a charity for the disabled), former Chairman of the Advisory Board of the School of Management of Royal Holloway University of London, and Chairman of The Bermuda Society.

Independent Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee
(Aged 54)
Gunnar Stokholm

Caroline Foulger joined Hiscox in January 2013 having retired from a partnership at PwC on December 31, 2012. Until May 2012, Caroline led PwC’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice in Bermuda. Caroline is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bermuda and a member of the Institute of Directors. Caroline is a Non Executive Director of the Bank of N.T.Butterfield & Son Limited.

Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
(Aged 58)

Richard Gillingwater joined Hiscox in December 2010. He is the Chairman of Henderson Group plc He spent a decade at Kleinwort Benson, before moving to and eventually becoming joint Head of Corporate Finance for BZW, a division of Barclays Bank. When that became Credit Suisse First Boston, he became Chairman of European Investment Banking. In 2003 he became Chief Executive and later Chairman of the Shareholder Executive. In 2007 he became Dean of Cass Business School, retiring at the end of 2012. Richard is Deputy Chairman of SSE plc, Helical Bar plc and Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC.

Independent Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
(Aged 72)
Daniel Maurice Healy

Daniel Healy joined Hiscox in 2006. He was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of North Fork Bancorporation in 1992 and a member of its Board of Directors in 2000. He was a partner with KPMG LLP before joining North Fork. He was the Managing Partner of the San José, California and Long Island, New York offices and held other positions in that firm during his tenure. He holds a Board position at Bond Street Holdings.

Independent Non Executive Director
(Aged 66)
Ernst Robert Jansen

Ernst Jansen joined Hiscox in 2008. He held several Managing Director positions in the European chemical industry between 1980 and 1990. He was an Executive Director then Vice Chairman of Eureko B.V. (now Achmea BV) between 1992 and 2007 and following retirement he became an adviser to the Executive Board and is director of two investment vehicles of Achmea.

Independent Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Conflicts Committee
(Aged 76)
Dr James Austin Charles King

Dr James King joined Hiscox in 2006. He was Chairman of the Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited until April 2007 and the Establishment Investment Trust, a UK listed company, until August 2011. Dr King retired as Chairman of Keytech Limited and The Bermuda Telephone Company Ltd in July 2013. He currently chairs Grotto Bay Properties Ltd and is a Director of Castle Harbour Limited. Dr King is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada and the American College of Surgeons.

Independent Non Executive Director
(Aged 62)

Robert (Bob) McMillan joined the Hiscox Ltd Board in December 2010. He spent 24 years with the Progressive Insurance Corporation where he served in various positions including National Director of Product Development, then claims before becoming National Director of Marketing. He led Progressive’s initiatives in multi-channel distribution, financial responsibility based rating, and immediate response claims. He has received two United States patents related to motor insurance pricing. He has lectured on business innovation at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and at the Harvard Business School. He has been a Non Executive Director of Hiscox Inc. since March 2007.

Independent Non Executive Director
(Aged 60)
Andrea Sarah Rosen

Andrea Rosen joined the Hiscox Ltd Board in 2006. She is a Director of Alberta Investment Management Corporation, Emera Inc. and Manulife Financial Corporation. She was previously Vice Chair of TD Financial Group and President of TD Canada Trust from 2002 to 2005. Prior to this she held various positions within the TD Financial Group from 1994 to 2002, including Executive Vice President of TD Commercial Banking and Vice Chair of TD Securities. She was Vice President of Varity Corporation from 1991 to 1994 and held various positions with Wood Gundy Inc. from 1981 to 1990.

Independent Non Executive Director
(Aged 65)
Gunnar Stokholm

Gunnar Stokholm joined Hiscox in 2008. He worked for Zurich Financial Services between 1995 and 2004, in a number of roles including CEO for Australia and Asian markets. He spent the majority of his career at Topdanmark Insurance and held the position of Managing Director of Topdanmark Holding from 1986 to 1995.