Hiscox Recognized with Gold Level Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation™

Atlanta, GA – March 27, 2024 – Hiscox, the specialist global insurer, has been recognized by Cigna Healthcare as a recipient of their 2023 Gold Level Healthy Workforce Designation™ for developing an industry-leading workplace wellness program. Hiscox provides a variety of resources that focus on promoting employee health and wellbeing, empowering them to thrive both personally and professionally.

Hiscox’s workplace wellness program is comprised of a series of workshops and activities to promote employees’ physical, mental, social, and financial wellbeing, which includes:

  • A 4-week paid sabbatical after five years of service to recharge and lean into passions,
  • Two “Hiscox Days” in addition to paid time off for things like celebrations or special events,
  • WeMind Employee Resource Group, focusing on mental health and wellbeing,
  • Access to the Headspace app for all employees,
  • Career Gurus to promote networking, continued learning and relationship building,
  • On-site and virtual seminars including an annual Health and Wellness Fair in Atlanta, and,
  • A variety of health screenings and interactive team and individual fitness challenges.

“Hiscox is renowned for its caring and inclusive culture, so it is an honor to be recognized for a fourth consecutive year by Cigna Healthcare for our robust wellness offerings,” said Laila Gillies, Head of Human Resources in the US. “Our culture is industry-leading and we’re not stopping here. We’re always looking to elevate the employee experience, which is driven by a variety of channels of employee feedback. We couldn’t have achieved this without the exceptional individuals that make Hiscox a great place to be, so a big thank you to every Hiscox USA team member who utilizes our programming.”

The Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation evaluates organizations based on the core components of their wellbeing program, including leadership and culture, program foundations, program execution, whole person health, and utilization of Cigna’s capabilities.

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.

Media Contacts

Lucy Baines
Hiscox USA
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Hiscox USA
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