Appointment of Interim CFO

19th June 2015

Hamilton, Bermuda (19th June 2015) – It was announced on 13 April that Stuart Bridges, Chief Financial Officer, would be leaving the Company with effect from 31 August 2015 to take up a new role as Group Finance Director of ICAP plc.

The search for a replacement is in progress under the direction of the Nominations Committee. In order to provide continuity in oversight of the finance function during this period, John Worth will join the Company on 22 June 2015 and, subject to regulatory approval, will be appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 September 2015.

John was previously Chief Financial Officer of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, a company quoted on the New York Stock Exchange.  Prior to Aspen he held a number of senior financial roles within insurance and banking including with Barclays, Ernst & Young, Prudential and Price Waterhouse.  

  

ENDS

 

For further information:

 

Hiscox Ltd

Jeremy Pinchin, Company Secretary                              +1 441 278 8300

Kylie O'Connor, Head of Communications                       +44 (0) 207 448 6656

 

Brunswick                                                                   

Tom Burns                                                                    +44 (0)20 7404 5959

 

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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