Hiscox USA announces senior appointments to its Professional Risks executive management team

New York, New York,July 12, 2017(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Specialist insurer, Hiscox USA, today announced two senior executive appointments to its fast-growing Professional Risks division, which is committed to providing tailored risk solutions to a wide range of industries and professionals, together with dedicated underwriting practices for architects and engineers, healthcare, real estate and technology sectors.

Joseph Reynolds has been appointed to Vice President, Architects and Engineers Product Head and Thomas Rea has been appointed to Vice President, Professional Liability Product Head. Both new hires will be based in New York and will report to Hiscox USA’s Senior Vice President, Head of Professional Risks, David Egosi.

Reynolds has fifteen years of insurance and product leadership experience and joins Hiscox after three years at XL Group as Vice President and A&E Product Head, where he managed one of the largest Architects & Engineers E&O portfolios in North America. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College and a JD from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

Rea brings twenty years of professional liability experience and joins Hiscox after seven years at Travelers as Underwriting Director, where he managed their national MPL and Real Estate E&O portfolios. Tom holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Western Connecticut State University.

“Joseph has demonstrated throughout his career a proven track record in revenue expansion, product innovation and organizational optimization. We are excited to welcome Joe to our team and for him to lead us during the next phase of our A&E journey” said David Egosi. “Thomas’ ability to develop and refine product strategies and work collaboratively in a highly matrixed organization will be a tremendous asset to our team. We are excited for Tom to focus on deeper penetration and specialization within our chosen professional liability segments,” said Egosi

Hiscox USA provides a variety of specialty risk solutions including a broad spectrum of E&O, GL, cyber and data security, media liability, management liability, crime, kidnap & ransom, terrorism and commercial property insurance products. In the US, Hiscox has offices in New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA and White Plains, NY.

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 Retail (which includes Hiscox UK and Europe, Hiscox Guernsey, Hiscox USA and subsidiary brand, DirectAsia), Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re. For further information, visit www.hiscoxgroup.com.


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