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Hiscox Re & ILS announces leadership reshuffle

1st August 2019 - Author: Luke Gallin

Global re/insurer Hiscox has announced two new appointments within its Hiscox Re & ILS division, following the recently announced appointment of Megan McConnell as CUO, Hiscox USA.

Hiscox logoWith McConnell relocating to Manhattan, Andrew Dolphin has been named as her successor as Director of Underwriting – London, subject to board and regulatory approvals.

Most recently, Dolphin served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Hiscox Re & ILS and became a member of the Executive team. He first joined Hiscox in 2000, and has been a key part of the growth and development of Hiscox Re & ILS. Based in London, Dolphin will take on his new role in October of this year.

In light of Dolphin’s appointment, current Head of Insight at Hiscox having joined the firm in March 2019, Chris Lee, has been promoted to COO for Hiscox Re & ILS. Before joining Hiscox, Lee was COO at Lief and Dev BootCamp. He will start his new role in October and will remain in the firm’s Bermuda office.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hiscox Re & ILS, Mike Krefta commented: “As Hiscox Re & ILS continues to evolve in response to the opportunities ahead, it’s fantastic that we can draw on the experience of Andrew and Chris.

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“It’s always rewarding when we can find ideal candidates within our own talent pool and I look forward to seeing what they will bring to their roles and how they will continue to drive the business forward.”

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