Hiscox Announces Ed Sanchez as Head of Alternative Distribution in the US
The new role is in addition to his current position as Head of the Hiscox Underwriting Center (HUC)
Atlanta, GA – August 26, 2020– Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced that Ed Sanchez will expand his role as Head of the Hiscox Underwriting Center (HUC) to assume the additional position of Head of Alternative Distribution (AD) in the US. Based in Atlanta, Sanchez will report to Bob Gadaleta, Head of Field for Hiscox USA.
“Ed brings more than two decades of experience using technology in the industry to drive profitable growth, operational change, and value to our clients,” said Gadaleta. “We’re excited for Ed to continue expanding Hiscox’s digital capabilities to support the needs of our SME clients while delivering internal efficiency.”
Named a Hiscox Partner in 2018, Sanchez joined the company a decade earlier to build out the Operations function, responsible for launching products in the US during a time of rapid growth. He also founded the Hiscox Latino Employee Resource Group, helping to connect and educate employees globally. Sanchez holds a MBA in Information Systems from Pace University.
Hiscox USA provides a variety of specialty risk solutions, including a broad spectrum of errors & omissions, general liability, cyber and data security, media liability, management liability, crime, and terrorism 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 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 3,100 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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