Hiscox Appoints Mike Levins Head of US Broker Relations
New York, NY, December 18, 2018 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Mike Levins as Head of US Broker Relations. With more than 25 years of experience across the insurance industry, Levins, who joined Hiscox in 2013, will play a key role in implementing national broker strategies. He will be based in Chicago and will report to Bob Gadaleta, Hiscox USA’s Head of Field.
“Mike’s extensive experience in underwriting, business development, sales and production will be instrumental to our continued success in growing our capabilities and offerings,” said Gadaleta. Mike is a well-respected leader who will continue to grow our relationships with brokers throughout the US.”
In his new role, Levins will be responsible for developing, managing and coordinating relationships with national brokers, and he will work with the regional business leaders and underwriters to develop local and regional broker relationships and strategies. He also will oversee all national broker and marketing events.
Prior to his appointment, Levins was Senior Vice President and Midwest Regional Executive for Hiscox USA. Previously, he served as Vice President of Sales for CNA Insurance. Levins received a Bachelor of Science in marketing and finance from Marquette University and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Benedictine University.
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.
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 2017 saw the business deliver a profit before tax (excluding foreign exchange) of £93.6 million despite reserving net $225 million for claims in the most costly year ever for natural catastrophes.
The Hiscox Group employs over 2,700 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.
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. This information is neither intended nor should be construed to be a solicitation for the purchase of insurance by any US person or entity. For further information visit www.hiscox.com.
Follow Hiscox USA on Twitter @Hiscox_USA and @HiscoxSmallbiz.
+1 646 442 8341
+1 678 781 6003