Hiscox appoints Jonathan Bloomer to its Board of Directors as Chair designate

– BERMUDA, Hamilton –  Hiscox Ltd (LON: HSX), the international specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Bloomer to its Board of Directors as Chair-designate, effective on 1 June 2023, succeeding Robert Childs who will retire on 1 July 2023.

About Jonathan Bloomer

Jonathan Bloomer has a wealth of experience leading financial services organizations. He was a Partner at Arthur Andersen before joining Prudential plc in 1995, initially as CFO and then taking the role of CEO from 2000 to 2005. His final executive role was as an Operating Partner at Cerberus. Jonathan, a seasoned board director, serves as Chair of Morgan Stanley International, DWF Group plc, and SDL Group Holdings Limited.

Jonathan Bloomer became a partner at Arthur Andersen before going on to become CFO and then CEO of FTSE 100 Prudential plc. Following this, he was an operating partner at Cerberus Capital Management, the US private equity, and alternative investor, which he held between 2006 and 2012. Since 2012 Jonathan has pursued a successful portfolio career, with a range of large, financial services companies. He is currently Chair of Morgan Stanley International, DWF Group PLC (an international legal and business services company), and SDL Group Limited (a property services company). Previous board roles include chair of Arrow Global Group PLC (European investor and asset manager in non-performing and non-core assets) and senior independent director at Hargreaves Lansdown plc.

About the Hiscox Group

Hiscox is a global specialist insurer, headquartered in Bermuda. Our ambition is to be a respected specialist insurer with a diverse portfolio by product and geography. We believe that building a balance between catastrophe-exposed and less volatile local specialty businesses 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 retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia, and the USA, we offer a range of specialist insurance for professionals, business customers, and, homeowners. Internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance are underwritten through Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re & ILS.

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 a testament to that.

For more information: https://www.hiscoxgroup.com/

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