David Hart Named Hiscox USA’s Media Product Head

New York, NY, Nov. 01, 2018 -- Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, announced today the promotion of David Hart to Senior Vice President, Product Head – Media at Hiscox. Hart, who joined Hiscox in 2006 and manages media and entertainment insurance products in the US, has three decades of experience underwriting media and entertainment risks. He will report to Angela Adams, Hiscox’s Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty and Casualty.

“David’s deep knowledge of the media and entertainment sector, coupled with his leadership and focus on providing the highest quality solutions, makes him the perfect fit for this role,” said Adams. “His experience will allow us to further expand our offerings in lockstep with evolving risks and exposures and provide our clients the solutions they need to succeed.

Prior to joining Hiscox, Hart served as the Worldwide Media Product Manager at Chubb & Son, having started his career at Employers Reinsurance Corporation where he handled the Southeast region. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in advertising from the University of Florida.

For over 25 years, Hiscox has specialized in media liability coverage for US businesses, including publishers, broadcasters, production companies and marketing and advertising agencies. Hiscox Media Liability Insurance provides policies that cater to the needs of media clients creating or disseminating content.

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 is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Chesapeake, VA; Dallas, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco, CA and White Plains, NY.

About Hiscox

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. This information is neither intended nor should be construed to be a solicitation for the purchase of insurance by any US person or entity. For further information visit www.hiscox.com.

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