New York, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Josh Nevin as Chief Operating Officer for its fast-growing Hiscox USA business unit. Nevin will be based in Atlanta and will report to Ben Walter, CEO of Hiscox USA.
Nevin brings more than a decade of experience in operations and business development to his new role, in which he will be responsible for providing leadership and vision while championing operational best practices. As Hiscox continues to insure an ever-increasing number of businesses in the US, Nevin will be tasked with driving nimble, responsive, and efficient growth.
“Josh has demonstrated a strong aptitude for managing a broad range of programs in fast-paced environments. We are excited to welcome him as a key member of the leadership team and are confident his diverse background will be a tremendous asset to our company,” said Ben Walter, CEO of Hiscox USA.
Prior to joining Hiscox, Nevin served as the Chief Operating Officer at Wagner Oil Company, an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, the VP of Operations and Business Development at Pellion Technologies and worked on the Experienced Commercial Lending Program at GE Energy.
In the US, Hiscox offers general liability coverage alongside a diverse portfolio of executive risk, professional liability, property insurance and a full suite of small business insurance products. Hiscox USA operates offices in New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA and White Plains, NY.
Additional information can be found at www.hiscoxbroker.com.
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 Retail (which includes Hiscox UK and Europe, Hiscox Guernsey, Hiscox USA and subsidiary brand, DirectAsia), Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re. 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. Hiscox underwrites internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance through Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re. For further information, visit www.hiscoxgroup.com.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/11132291-77ad-4e36-8a88-86b99e4e9130