Hiscox Appoints Ed Sanchez as Head of Digital Operations & Solutions in the US
Atlanta, GA – May 31, 2022 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Ed Sanchez as Senior Vice President, Head of Digital Operations & Solutions in the US. Sanchez previously served as Head of HUC and Brokerage Solutions in the US, focusing on building the Hiscox Underwriting Center (HUC). Sanchez is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and reports to Kevin Kerridge, CEO in the US.
“As a digital leader in the US, we’ve found that digital solutions enhance our core distribution channels. They make quoting and managing policies easier than ever before for our partners, brokers, agents and customers,” said Kerridge. “We’re thrilled for Ed to step into this newly created role, and continue to strengthen our key underwriting activities and processes with technology, while maintaining the human touchpoints that matter, so that we can better serve our customers and partners.”
Sanchez has been with Hiscox for over thirteen years as a key leader of the Distribution team. Prior to joining Hiscox, Sanchez spent over 10 years with AIG, serving as the Assistant Vice President of Systems & Operations. Sanchez is a graduate of Pace University, earning both his MBA and Bachelors Degree in Business Administration at the Lubin School of Business.
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 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.hiscox.com.
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