Hiscox Appoints Mike Maio as Head of the Hiscox Underwriting Center (HUC) in the US

Atlanta, GA – May 19, 2022 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Mike Maio as Senior Vice President, Head of the Hiscox Underwriting Center (HUC) in the US. Maio previously served Hiscox as Vice President of HUC Business Operations in the US, focusing on both professional and specialty products. Maio is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and reports to Kevin Kerridge, CEO in the US.

“The HUC is a crucial element of our distribution strategy, as it enables the more straightforward risks to be placed effectively, and at lightning speed,” said Kerridge. “Along with his experience, Mike brings a management style that both energizes and motivates, helping to create an unbeatable team spirit. His leadership will be invaluable in driving forward the HUC on their journey of profitable growth.”

Maio has been with Hiscox for almost thirteen years, holding various underwriting and managerial roles throughout his tenure. In 2012, Maio relocated to Atlanta to help develop the HUC and successfully grew the team from four people to over forty in the present day. Maio earned his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Manhattanville College.

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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