London, UK: Specialist insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Justin Gott to the position of Head of Art and Private Client, Hiscox UK and Ireland. Justin, who joined Hiscox in 2000, was previously Property Underwriting Manager across personal and commercial lines in the UK.
In his new role, Justin will be responsible for Hiscox’s high net worth household, motor and overseas products, leading a specialist team and continuing to build on the market leading position Hiscox has established in this arena.
Commenting on the appointment, Steve Langan, Managing Director, Hiscox UK and Ireland, said: “Justin’s strong underwriting credentials, market experience and broad understanding of the high net worth sector are invaluable as we continue to build our business. His promotion is well deserved and his expertise, energy and enthusiasm will strengthen our offering and those of our broker partners.”
Commenting on his new role, Justin Gott said: “In a tough and competitive market, it is incredibly exciting to be leading a business with such drive and ambition, and I look forward to working closer with our brokers to ensure we remain at the forefront of the industry.”
Prior to joining Hiscox in 2000, Justin spent five years underwriting international property business for George Lloyd-Roberts, Syndicate 55.
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Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). There are three main underwriting parts of the Group - Hiscox London Market, Hiscox UK and Europe and Hiscox International. Hiscox London Market underwrites internationally traded business in the London Market - generally large or complex business which needs to be shared with other insurers or needs the international licences of Lloyd's. Hiscox UK and Hiscox Europe offer a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers, as well as high net worth individuals. Hiscox International includes operations in Bermuda, Guernsey and USA. Hiscox Insurance Company Limited, Hiscox Underwriting Limited, Hiscox Europe Underwriting Limited and Hiscox Syndicates Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
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