Hiscox appoints new Independent Non Executive Director

Hamilton, Bermuda (12 May 2023) – Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX), the international specialist insurer, today announces the appointment of Beth Boucher as Independent Non Executive Director, subject to regulatory approval.

Beth has over 25 years’ experience leading global teams and initiatives across multiple industries. During her time at Fortium Partners, SiriusPoint, Travelers, Pfizer and Accenture, she amassed excellent credentials in cyber security, people management, transformation, and audit and regulatory operations.

Beth is currently Non-Executive Director, Audit Committee member and Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at Coforge. She also recently served as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee on the board of Omaha National. Alongside her board activities, she is a Partner at Fortium Partners, and Research Fellow at Nemertes Research.

Robert Childs, Hiscox Group Chairman, commented: “Beth’s breadth of leadership experience and expertise across multiple global companies makes her a great addition to the Hiscox Board as we look to capture the many opportunities ahead.”

There are no other details that are required to be disclosed in respect of the appointment of Beth Boucher under Listing Rule 9.6.13.


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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 3,000 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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