Hiscox appoints former Vodafone executive to new London CEO role
11 October 2017
The Hiscox Group has created a new role of London Market business CEO and promoted one of its retail executives Kate Markham to the position.
Markham joined the UK insurance group five years ago from the telecommunications firm Vodafone, where she was head of international enterprise. Most recently at Hiscox she was managing director of its direct-to-consumer operations in the UK.
According to Hiscox, she will work closely with Paul Lawrence, the chief underwriting officer of Hiscox London Market and joint active underwriter for the group's flagship Lloyd's Syndicate 33.
Group CEO Bronek Masojada said: “At Hiscox and Vodafone Kate has proven her ability to build profitable businesses in highly competitive markets. She will be a modernising force for our operations and culture, and relentless in making the most of the changing market and the opportunity it presents".
The appointment is subject to regulatory approval. re