Hiscox appoints Raymond Oral as Chief Technology Officer in the US

Atlanta, GA – December 18, 2023 – Hiscox, the specialist global insurer, has announced the appointment of Raymond Oral as the Chief Technology Officer in the US. Ray will report to Kevin Kerridge, Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox USA, as well as Chris Loake, Chief Information Officer of Hiscox Group, and will serve on both the Hiscox US Leadership Team and the Hiscox Group IT Leadership Team.

In this role, Ray will guide the US technology team through their transformation journey. Ray’s background includes leadership positions with Fortium Partners, and nearly ten years spent with CNA Insurance as Chief Information Officer. During his tenure at CNA, Ray led complex IT and claims-system initiatives.

“We’re thrilled that Ray is joining Hiscox to help shape the next chapter of our technology story,” said Kevin Kerridge, Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox USA. “Ray’s depth of leadership experience will be paramount as we deliver increased competitive advantage through technology.”

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.

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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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