Hiscox appoints Andrew Dolphin to Chief Operating Officer for Hiscox Re

London (26 September 2018) - Specialist global insurer Hiscox announces the promotion of Andrew Dolphin to the position of Chief Operating Officer for Hiscox Re and his appointment to the Hiscox Re & ILS Executive team.

Since joining Hiscox in 2000, Andrew’s analytical and commercial skills led him to successfully transition from a technical role in the Group reinsurance purchase team to leading the whole of the Hiscox Re International teams across London, Paris and Bermuda. He has helped grow the business capability on different fronts, from analytics and underwriting to our underwriting platform development and ensuring pricing rigour across multiple lines.

Andrew will commence in his new role and join the Executive team immediately and will continue to be based in London. He will report to Mike Krefta, CEO, Hiscox Re & ILS.

Mike Krefta commented: “Andrew’s proven track record of success and strong reputation made him a stand out candidate for this position. We are delighted he is now part of the Hiscox Re & ILS Executive team.”

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Hiscox Ltd

Laura Barlow                  Laura.Barlow@hiscox.com               +44(0)20 7081 4579


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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 specialist 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 2,700 people in 13 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US, 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.

Our values define our business, with a focus on people, quality, courage and excellence in execution.  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.