London, UK: Specialist insurer Hiscox has strengthened its UK Art and Private Client division (APC) with the promotions of Steve Morse to Head of Motor and Matthew Webb to Head of UK Motor Underwriting. In addition, Clare Limond has been appointed to the role of motor underwriter, joining motor underwriter Tom Wilcox to complete the new team.
As Head of Motor, Steve Morse will take on overall responsibility for Hiscox’s high value motor line, working closely with brokers to identify areas of growth and developing opportunities through schemes and MGA channels. Steve has over twenty years’ experience in the insurance industry, with the last seven years at Hiscox as a senior development underwriter in APC in Birmingham and London.
In his role as Head of UK Motor Underwriting, Matthew Webb will focus on pricing and risk strategy. With over 14 years’ experience in insurance, he has spent the last four years underwriting high net worth motor at Hiscox.
Clare Limond joins Hiscox as motor underwriter, bringing a wealth of motor experience with her from previous roles at RSA and Aviva.
Commenting on the appointments, Justin Gott, Head of Art and Private Client, Hiscox UK and Ireland, said: “These appointments further strengthen our high net worth motor capability and demonstrate our commitment to driving the business forward. We are market leaders in the high net worth sector, and with Steve’s proven leadership and the underwriting expertise of Matthew, Clare and Tom we have a formidable team to realise our ambitions and those of our brokers."
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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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