Hiscox Appoints Soheil Zohreh, Executive Vice President of Technology, to the US Leadership Team
Atlanta, GA – September 29, 2021 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Soheil Zohreh, Executive Vice President of Technology in the US, to the US Leadership Team. In this role, Zohreh leads Information Technology teams in the US, while supporting global IT objectives. Zohreh is based in Atlanta, GA, and reports to Ian Penny, Chief Information Officer of the Hiscox Group, and Kevin Kerridge, Hiscox USA’s Chief Executive Officer.
“We’re on a journey to become America’s leading small business insurer. Technology is at the very heart of what we’re building, across all areas at Hiscox,” said Kerridge. “As a member of the US Leadership Team, Soheil will have a finger on the pulse of the business strategy, and leverage our technological capabilities to meet opportunities and challenges, and shape our future.”
Zohreh joined Hiscox in January 2018, bringing over 25 years of IT and management experience. He has served in various C-level and executive roles in the financial services and insurance sectors, since 2002. Prior to joining Hiscox, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Imperial PFS, where he led technology and digital strategy for the business. He also served as Vice President and Chief Architect of Farmers Insurance, as well as Group CTO for AAA, where he was responsible for the enterprise strategic technology roadmap, business systems delivery and digital transformations. Zohreh earned post-graduate ALM credentials in Management Information Systems from Harvard University, along with his MBA, MS, and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado.
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.
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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