Hiscox Appoints Bert Spunberg as Head of Strategy and Business Transformation in the US

New York, NY – January 13, 2021 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Bert Spunberg as Head of Strategy and Business Transformation in the US. In his new role, Spunberg will be responsible for identifying, scoping and delivering significant US business transformation projects and will be based in White Plains, New York. Spunberg will report to Steve Langan, CEO of Hiscox USA.

"Bert has been a key architect in transforming the business, demonstrated by his ability to smoothly deliver some of the largest projects in our history,” said Langan. “We’re excited for Bert to lead the charge on combining our market leading digital capability with our specialist approach to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving digital arena, and look forward to his continued success at Hiscox."

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.


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. In the US, Hiscox underwrites admitted insurance products, including those for small businesses, through Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., a Chicago-based insurer.

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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Hiscox USA
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