Hiscox appoints Steve Prymas as Chief Underwriting Officer in the US

Atlanta, GA – June 28, 2022 - Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, has announced the appointment of Steve Prymas as Chief Underwriting Officer in the US.

With over 25 years of specialty insurance experience, Prymas – who is based in White Plains, New York, reporting to Kevin Kerridge, CEO Hiscox USA – joins Hiscox from Embroker, where he helped to grow the insuretech’s business as Chief Insurance Officer. Prymas has also held senior leadership roles at Gen Re and The Hartford. A graduate of Hamilton College, Prymas has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government.

“Steve will be a great asset to the Hiscox team,” said Kerridge. “He has exceptional breadth and depth of knowledge across financial and professional insurance lines, as well as an inherent understanding of the small business and middle market. Steve will tap into his background in digital insurance and be a driving force on our continued journey towards a best-in-class ecosystem of technical and digital excellence.”

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.hiscoxgroup.com.

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