Hiscox appoints new Hiscox Re & ILS CFO

Hamilton, Bermuda (11 October 2018) – Hiscox Re & ILS has appointed Liz Breeze as its new Chief Financial Officer, based in Bermuda.  This appointment is subject to Department of Immigration and Bermuda Regulatory approval.                                                                                    

Liz has been working with Hiscox Re & ILS as its Interim CFO since June this year.  Prior to this, she spent four years as Head of Finance for Hiscox’s UK Retail operations, and several years as Hiscox Group Technical Accountant – being part of the team that worked on the initial set-up and structure of the insurer’s ILS business.  This new role marks a return to Bermuda for Liz, who lived on the island between 2006 and 2012 while working for KPMG. 

Mike Krefta, CEO Hiscox Re & ILS, commented: “Liz is a very welcome addition to the Hiscox Re & ILS team.  We are already benefiting from Liz’s knowledge of our business and deep finance expertise, and are delighted that we will continue to do so.”

Liz added: “It’s great to be able to bring my knowledge from other parts of the Hiscox Group to our reinsurance and ILS operations.  Returning to Bermuda is personally very exciting for me, and I’m proud to be leading such an experienced finance team.”

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For further information please contact:

Lucy Hensher

+44 (0)20 7448 6619

Lucy.Hensher@HISCOX.com

 

Notes to editors

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 14 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