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Hiscox strengthens reinsurance & ILS division with new appointments

15th November 2018 - Author: Charlie Wood

Specialist re/insurance firm Hiscox has announced the appointments of three new individuals within Hiscox Re & ILS.

Hiscox logoMike Schindel, who has been with Hiscox since 2009, has been appointed Head of North America. He succeeds Ross Nottingham, who was promoted to Chair of North America in August.

Schindel will commence his new role immediately, while supporting his existing team through to the 1 April renewal period, and continue to be based in Bermuda.

Nick Orton, who joined Hiscox in 2012 and has since used his experience as a senior underwriter within the team, has been promoted to Head of International.

Orton will now focus on advancing product innovation to support smart growth in the International book.

He will also commence his new role immediately, and continue to be based in London.

Daniel Vestergren joins Hiscox Re & ILS from Ariel Re as Chair of International, with responsibility for driving the strategic direction of the International book.

He succeeds Andrew Dolphin, who was promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Hiscox Re & ILS last month.

Vestergren will join the business in May 2019, and be based in Bermuda.

“It is always pleasing to see people build their careers at Hiscox, so I’m proud of Mike and Nick’s appointments and delighted to welcome Daniel,” commented Mike Krefta, Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox Re & ILS.

“All three have an important part to play in building on the great momentum we already have in the business as we enter the busy renewals season.”

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