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Hiscox Insurance

December 08, 2015 08:30 ET

Bryan Falchuk Named Head of Claims for Hiscox USA

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 08, 2015) - Hiscox, the global specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of Bryan Falchuk as Head of Claims for its fast-growing Hiscox USA business unit. Falchuk will be based in Atlanta and replaces former Head of Claims Nicole Goodwin, who became Chief Underwriting Officer of the business this past Summer.

Reporting to Jeremy Pinchin, Director of Claims for Hiscox Group, and Hiscox USA CEO Ben Walter, Falchuk will take the reins of Hiscox USA's industry-leading claims team, which is consistently lauded for its high-level of client service and support. Hiscox USA insures an ever growing number of businesses in the US, primarily in the small and middle market, and the claims team is expanding commensurately to maintain historically high service standards.

"We're excited to have Bryan on board as we grow our US business," said Ben Walter, CEO of Hiscox USA. "Bryan's breadth of experience in insurance makes him the perfect choice to continue developing and improving our already high level of claims service for US clients and brokers."

Prior to joining Hiscox, Bryan held several senior roles in insurance and as a consultant with firms including Liberty Mutual and McKinsey. He also held a variety of roles with Beazley, ultimately serving as Head of US Underwriting and Claims Operations. Bryan has a BA from Bowdoin College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

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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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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