Hiscox appoints Yana O’Sullivan as Head of Investor Relations

Hamilton, Bermuda (27 October 2020) – Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX), the international specialist insurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Yana O’Sullivan as Head of Investor Relations.

Yana is a senior investor relations and strategy leader, with over 15 years’ experience spanning global financial services including insurance, banking, investment management and telecoms across the UK, EMEA, US and Asia.

Yana has deep and broad investor relations experience having started her IR career at Standard Chartered Bank at the outset of the global financial crisis. Subsequently she led the investor relations team at Friends Life Group, the FTSE 100 UK life insurer, now part of Aviva; and served as Head of IR and Strategy Director at Lombard International Assurance, a global wealth structuring solutions provider. Yana has a PhD from Exeter University and an Executive MBA from London Business School.

Aki Hussain, Hiscox Group CFO, said: “Yana brings significant experience in investor relations and the capital markets to Hiscox, having worked across a range of international markets, with extensive experience in financial services. Her diverse background and perspective will be a great asset to the management team, helping us to tell the Hiscox story and engage effectively with our shareholders and the financial markets globally.”


For further information:

Hiscox Ltd
Carmel McCarthy, Senior Group Media Relations Manager, London         +44 (0)20 7081 4636

Simone Selzer                                                                                             +44 (0)20 7404 5959

Notes to editors

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. 

The Hiscox Group employs over 3,400 people in 14 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA, 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, courage, ownership and integrity. 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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