Hiscox appoints Steve Morse as Regional Manager for Birmingham

7th June 2018

London, UK (7 June 2018) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox announces the promotion of Steve Morse to Regional Manager for Birmingham.

During his 13 years at Hiscox, Steve has held a number of underwriting, product and sales roles in both Birmingham and London. Most recently, Steve led the London Art and Private Client division which is the second largest region in the UK for Hiscox.

Steve will report to Derrick Potton, UK and Ireland Sales Director and will be responsible for the business’s largest single region.

Commenting on the appointment, Derrick said: “Steve’s passion, wealth of experience and local market knowledge will be instrumental in further developing our presence in Birmingham and supporting the valuable broker relationships that already exist. Steve has a very strong track record of delivery at Hiscox and I am hugely excited about what he will bring to this role.”

Steve added: “Birmingham is a critical region for Hiscox and I’m delighted to be working with such a strong team to build on the successful broker network they have already established.

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For further information please contact:

Hiscox Ltd

Katie Bergin +44 (0) 20 7448 6459 [email protected]

About The Hiscox Group

Hiscox is a global specialist insurer, headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). Our ambition is to be a respected specialist insurer with a diverse portfolio by product and geography. We believe that building balance between catastrophe-exposed business and less volatile local specialty business gives us opportunities for profitable growth throughout the insurance cycle. It’s a long-standing strategy which in 2017 saw the business deliver a profit before tax (excluding foreign exchange) of £93.6 million despite reserving net $225 million for claims in the most costly year ever for natural catastrophes.

The Hiscox Group employs over 2,700 people in 14 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US, we offer a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers as well as homeowners. Internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance is underwritten through Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re & ILS.

Our values define our business, with a focus on people, quality, courage and excellence in execution. We pride ourselves on being true to our word and our award-winning claims service is testament to that. For more information, visit www.hiscoxgroup.com.


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