Hiscox appoints Vanessa Zhang as Chief Accounting Officer in the US

Atlanta, GA – April 29, 2024 – Hiscox, the specialist global insurer, has announced the promotion of Vanessa Zhang to Chief Accounting Officer. Zhang is based out of Atlanta and will continue to report to Jerry Cox, Chief Financial Officer of Hiscox USA.

In this role, Zhang will lead all aspects of Hiscox USA’s Accounting, Statutory Reporting, and Tax functions. Zhang joined Hiscox as Senior Statutory Reporting Manager in 2019 before being promoted to VP, Financial Planning & Analysis in 2021. Prior to Hiscox, Zhang held senior accounting roles with Munich Re. Zhang earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Xiamen University in China and her Master of Science in Accounting from the University of North Texas.

“Vanessa has been an instrumental member of our team over the past five years. Through her comprehensive knowledge and vast technical acumen, Vanessa has greatly improved the efficiency and effectiveness of essential procedures and has positioned our Finance team for continued success,” said Jerry Cox, CFO of Hiscox USA. “We are excited for her to take on this new role and see her leadership continue to strengthen the business.”

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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