Hiscox appoints Paul Spelman as SVP of Underwriting Management in the US

Atlanta, GA – June 3, 2024 – Hiscox, the specialist global insurer, has announced the appointment of Paul Spelman to SVP of Underwriting Management. Spelman is based out of Massachusetts and will report to Steve Prymas, Chief Underwriting Officer of Hiscox USA.

In this role, Spelman will lead underwriting strategy for Hiscox USA’s Business Owners Policy (BOP), General Liability (GL), Cyber/Tech, Entertainment and Crime products. With over 20 years of experience, Spelman joins Hiscox from Liberty Mutual, where he held leadership roles in their small commercial division, including developing their digital underwriting segment. Spelman earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston College and his MBA in Strategic Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

“Paul has a proven track record of driving profitable growth, enhancing customer satisfaction, building high-performing teams and rolling up his sleeves for on-the-ground work,” said Steve Prymas, Chief Underwriting Officer of Hiscox USA. “We are thrilled to welcome him into our team at Hiscox USA, as we continue to build best-in-class products that support the unique businesses that we serve.”

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, entertainment, 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 either 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.hiscoxgroup.com.

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