Hiscox announces new head of US underwriting center

Company veteran steps into new role

Hiscox announces new head of US underwriting center

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

International specialist insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Mike Maio as senior vice president and head of the Hiscox Underwriting Center (HUC) in the US. Maio is based in Atlanta and will report to Kevin Kerridge, Hiscox CEO in the US.

“The HUC is a crucial element of our distribution strategy, as it enables the more straightforward risks to be placed effectively and at lightning speed,” Kerridge said. “Along with his experience, Mike brings a management style that both energizes and motivates, helping to create an unbeatable team spirit. His leadership will be invaluable in driving forward the HUC on their journey of profitable growth.”

Maio has served at Hiscox for nearly 13 years, holding various underwriting and managerial roles. Most recently, he served as vice president of HUC business operations in the US, focusing on professional and specialty products.

Hiscox USA provides a variety of specialty risk products, including an array of errors and omissions, general liability, cyber and data security, media liability, management liability, crime, and terrorism insurance products.

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