Hiscox names Kam as Chief Risk Officer

London (03 December 2014) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Hanna Kam as Chief Risk Officer, subject to regulatory approval.


An actuary qualified in both the UK and Australia, Hanna has extensive experience of working with global insurers both in-house and as a consultant.  Reporting to Hiscox Chief Executive Bronek Masojada, Hanna will oversee the insurer’s risk management activities including adherence to its Risk Management Framework and the final implementation drive for Solvency II. Hanna is currently on secondment from EY filling in as the Interim Chief Risk Officer position since August.


Bronek commented: “Hanna brings extensive industry experience and a critical eye to our risk management processes.  Having already worked as part of the team here, Hanna has a strong grasp of the business and is a welcome addition to our Group Management Team.”


Hanna joins Hiscox from EY’s Risk and Actuarial Services team, where her focus is on capital and risk management including Solvency II and actuarial claims reserve valuation. With over 13 years’ consultancy experience Hanna has been involved in a range of international insurance projects, leading large project teams as well as acting as Lloyd’s Syndicate Actuary, Head of Capital, Head of Risk and Chief Risk Officer for various clients. Prior to her consultancy work, she spent four years with Zurich Financial Services in Australia.






For further information please contact:


Hiscox Ltd

Chloe Maloney                      +44 (0) 20 7448 6522                      [email protected]


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About Hiscox


Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). There are three main underwriting divisions in the Group - Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re and Hiscox Retail (which includes Hiscox UK and Europe, Hiscox Guernsey, Hiscox USA and subsidiary brand, DirectAsia). Hiscox underwrites internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance through Hiscox Re and Hiscox London Market. Through its retail businesses in the UK, Europe and the US Hiscox offers a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers, as well as homeowners.


For further information visit  www.hiscoxgroup.com.


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