Rick Wiseley named Head of Programs for Hiscox USA

NEW YORK, NY-- January 26, 2016 -  Hiscox, the global specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Rick Wiseley as Head of Programs for its fast-growing Hiscox USA business unit. Wiseley will be based in New York and report to Hiscox USA's Head of Field, Brett Sadoff.

Hiscox USA works with Program Administrators to develop programs business in a range of industries backed by Hiscox's high level underwriting, financial strength and industry-leading claims service.

"We're excited to have Rick on board as we continue to grow our US Programs business," said Brett Sadoff, Head of Field for Hiscox USA. "Rick's longstanding experience managing successful programs is a great asset as we expand our program offerings."

Prior to joining Hiscox, Rick held senior roles with leading insurers including Hannover Re, Fireman's Fund and Markel. Immediately prior to joining Hiscox, he was VP of Sales for QBE North America Programs. He has a BA from Northwestern and holds CPCU and ARe certifications.

Hiscox USA provides a variety of specialty risk solutions including a broad spectrum of professional E&O, GL, cyber and data security, media liability, management liability, crime, kidnap & ransom, terrorism and commercial property insurance products. The Hiscox American Courage Index™ is the first survey to track personal and professional courage across the United States.

In the US, Hiscox has offices in New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA and White Plains, NY.

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Additional information can be found at www.hiscox.com/brokers.

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About Hiscox in the U.S.

Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: HSX). There are three main underwriting parts of the Group -- Hiscox London Market, Hiscox UK and Europe and Hiscox International. Hiscox International includes operations in Bermuda, Guernsey and the USA. Hiscox Syndicates Ltd is authorized by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. The ability of syndicates at Lloyd's to do business in the USA and its territories is restricted as they are not US-based insurers. Hiscox Underwriting Limited and Hiscox ASM Limited are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Hiscox Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in New York, d/b/a Hiscox Insurance Agency in CA, is a licensed insurance intermediary for admitted and surplus lines business. Hiscox Inc. underwrites on behalf of, and places business with, Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., other domestic insurers, and syndicates at Lloyd's (www.lloyds.com). Hiscox Insurance Company Inc. is a Chicago, IL domiciled insurer which is admitted or licensed to do business in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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For further information please contact:

Kate Dillon 
212-279-3115 x115
[email protected]