Hiscox Appoints Jerry Cox as US Chief Financial Officer
Atlanta, GA – November 18, 2021 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Jerry Cox as Chief Financial Officer in the US. Joining from the Hartford, Cox previously served as a divisional CFO across multiple business areas, including commercial, specialty, corporate functions, technology, operations, and claims. Cox will be based in Atlanta, Georgia, and report to Kevin Kerridge, Chief Executive Officer in the US.
“As we build on our position as America’s leading digital small business insurer, the appointment of a CFO with Jerry’s breadth of experience will prove invaluable; he'll be an earnest partner and advocate for other business functions, and a tremendous guardian of our P&L,” said Kerridge. “Jerry is highly collaborative and a perfect match with our values. I'm excited for the coaching and expertise he will bring to the business.”
Prior to joining Hiscox, Cox spent over two decades at the Hartford in a variety of roles with growing responsibility, leading large teams of finance professionals in the process. During his 22-year year tenure, Cox developed a wealth of experience in numerous leadership roles across product management, operations, distribution and marketing. Cox is a graduate of Bucknell University, earned his MBA from the University of Connecticut School of Business, and completed General Electric's Management Development Program.
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.
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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