Hiscox Appoints Landon O’Hara as US Southwest Regional Executive
“We’re excited to have Landon on board as we continue to grow our regional presence in the Southwest,” said Gadaleta. “Landon’s deep expertise in business development and diverse insurance industry background will be strong assets to our team as we develop new business opportunities for our entertainment product.”
Before joining Hiscox, O’Hara served as Director at RPX Insurance Services, where he was responsible for the creation and expansion of west coast brokerage partnerships, as well as direct product distribution for the MGA, which focused on patent infringement insurance. Prior to RPX, he spent nearly 15 years with AIG in underwriting and business development, and, before then, as a broker at Aon Environmental. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and received his J.D. from Hamline University School of Law.
Hiscox USA provides a variety of specialty risk solutions, including a broad spectrum of E&O, GL, cyber and data security, media liability, management liability, crime, kidnap & ransom, terrorism and commercial property 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. It’s a long-standing strategy which in 2018 saw the business deliver a profit before tax of $137.4 million in a challenging year for insurers.
The Hiscox Group employs over 3,300 people in 14 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US, 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 through Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., a Chicago-based insurer.
Our values define our business, with a focus on people, quality, courage and excellence in execution. 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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