Hiscox appoints new Head of UK Claims

4th September 2015

London (4th September 2015) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Eva Berg-Winters as Head of UK Claims.

 

Eva joins Hiscox from strategy consultants OC&C, where she was an associate partner.  Originally from Germany, Eva has spent time working at McKinsey & Company, Deutsche Telekom, and PwC Strategy.  Having worked in the UK since 2006, Eva brings extensive experience gained from managing projects across 10 EMEA countries and in industries including retail, financial services, media and telecoms.

 

Based in London, Eva will lead the insurer’s 50-strong UK claims team with a specific focus on further developing its market-leading claims service – improving customer satisfaction, productivity and proposition.

 

Jeremy Pinchin, Hiscox’s Group Claims Director, commented: “Eva is an important hire for us.  Claims sit at the very heart of our business, and Eva’s broad business background and focus on digital and innovation will bring a new dynamic to the team.”

 

Eva added: “Hiscox is a business with an impressive claims reputation and a strong brand that sets it apart.  I look forward to building on both in my new role.”

 

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For further information please contact:

 

Hiscox Ltd

Lucy Hensher                        +44 (0) 20 7448 6619                      [email protected]

 

Notes to editors

 

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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