Hiscox appoints Christopher McQuilkin as VP, Head of BOP in the US

Atlanta, GA – April 4, 2023 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, has announced the appointment of Christopher McQuilkin as Vice President, Head of BOP. McQuilkin will report to Steve Wilkins, Head of Casualty of Hiscox USA.

McQuilkin will be responsible for driving the product strategy of Hiscox USA’s recently refreshed Business Owners Policy product. McQuilkin joined from Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. where he served as Chief Underwriting Officer with responsibility for the underwriting direction for their small business Core Commercial program. Prior to this, he worked at Travelers as a Regional Underwriting Officer, where he led the implementation and growth of underwriting strategies for 11 states. McQuilkin earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Marquette University.

“Chris brings more than thirty years of deep expertise to the Hiscox USA team,” said Steve Wilkins, Head of Casualty of Hiscox USA. “He has an amazing understanding of what our customers need, and how to ensure our BOP product exceeds their expectations. We are thrilled that he is joining, and I look forward to working with him to build on our product offering and meet the future needs of our customers.”

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 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 3,000 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 small business Insurance is underwritten either by Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., a Chicago-based insurance company, or a Hiscox Syndicate at Lloyd’s, London, which is available on a surplus lines basis through licensed surplus lines brokers.

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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