Hiscox promotes Christopher Hojnowski to VP, Technology and Cyber Product Head in the US

Atlanta, GA – May 23, 2023 – Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, has announced the promotion of Christopher Hojnowski to Vice President, Technology and Cyber Product Head. Hojnowski will report to Doug Karpp, SVP, Head of Specialty Risks of Hiscox USA.

In this new role, Hojnowski will focus on developing the Hiscox Cyber and Technology products for both brokers and direct customers. Hojnowski joined Hiscox as the Technical Underwriting Lead for Tech and Cyber in 2022, leading operations for the area. Prior to joining Hiscox, Hojnowski held Director of Product and Product Management roles with Counterpart and Digital Partners, a Munich Re company. Hojnowski earned his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Risk Management, as well as his Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Finance from Saint Peter’s University.

“Particularly with the recent explosion of AI, Cyber and Technology are developing more rapidly than ever before and it requires someone who can stay ahead of the curve,” said Doug Karpp, SVP, Head of Specialty Risks of Hiscox USA. “Since joining Hiscox, Chris has consistently thought outside of the box to consider new risks and drive the business forward. As the very public advancements in technology continue to permeate the news and public consciousness, so do the threats and opportunities it brings, and we’re excited for the future of Cyber.”

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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