London (12 December 2016) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Trish White as London Regional Manager for Professions and Speciality Commercial lines within Hiscox UK.
Trish joins Hiscox from AIG, where she had worked since 2007 in a range of roles including Regional Underwriting Manager, Regional Manager, and, most recently, Business Solutions Director. Trish began her career at NEM Insurance in 1987 as a professional trainee underwriter and has worked for AGF, Independent and Allianz in various underwriting and management roles.
Based in London and reporting to Derrick Potton, Sales Director for Hiscox UK and Ireland, Trish will use her experience in commercial and operational strategic development to build broker relationships in London.
Trish commented: “I am delighted to be joining Hiscox, an organisation with a strong brand and a real commitment to outstanding customer service, which is incredibly important to me.”
Derrick added: "We’re really pleased that Trish has chosen to join Hiscox and lead our London Commercial team. I’m very excited about what someone of her considerable calibre can bring not only to our team but also to the wider business."
As well as her substantial experience within the insurance industry, Trish is involved in The Girl’s Network’s mentoring scheme, which works to inspire and empower girls from disadvantaged communities to explore a career in business.
For further information please contact:
Chloe Maloney +44 (0) 20 3321 5629 Chloe.Maloney@Hiscox.com
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About The Hiscox Group
Hiscox is a global specialist insurer, headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). Our ambition is to be a respected specialist insurer with a diverse portfolio by product and geography. We believe that building balance between catastrophe-exposed business and less volatile local specialty business gives us opportunities for profitable growth throughout the insurance cycle. It’s a long-standing strategy which in 2015 helped generate gross premiums written of £1,944.2 million and a profit before tax of £216.1 million.
The Hiscox Group employs over 2,200 people in 13 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe and the US, we offer a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers as well as homeowners. Internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance is underwritten through Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re.
Our values define our business, with a focus on people, quality, courage and excellence in execution. We pride ourselves on being true to our word and our award-winning claims service is testament to that. For more information, visit www.hiscoxgroup.com.