Hiscox Ltd HSX Directorate Change

  Hiscox Ltd (HSX) - Directorate Change

RNS Number : 3346R
Hiscox Ltd
16 November 2012

                    Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Hamilton, Bermuda (16 November 2012) -- Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX), the
international specialist insurer, today announces the appointment of Caroline
Foulger as a non-executive director to the Board. Caroline will join the Board
with effect from 1 January 2013.

Until May 2012, Caroline led PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) Insurance and
Reinsurance team in Bermuda, a role she has held since 2004. More recently
Caroline has added to her role, heading up the PwC Bermuda Government and
Public Sector Practice. She has spent twenty years in public practice working
with teams across continents providing Advisory and Assurance to a range of
global insurance and reinsurance businesses. These clients have ranged from
start-ups to significant global operators both public and private.

As a member of PwC's Global Insurance Leadership team Caroline has developed a
significant network in Bermuda, New York and London and is responsible for
PwC's relationship with the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
(ABIR). Caroline is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in
England and Wales, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Bermuda and a member of the Institute of Directors.

Commenting on the appointment, Robert Childs, Chief Underwriting Officer,
said: "It is a great pleasure to welcome Caroline to Hiscox, her breadth of
experience and knowledge of the insurance industry in the UK and in Bermuda
will be a great asset to our Board."

There are no other details that are required to be disclosed in respect of the
appointment of Caroline Foulger under Paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of
the UK Listing Authority.


For further information:

Hiscox Ltd

Jeremy Pinchin, Company Secretary  +1 441 278

Kylie O'Connor, Head of Communications +44 (0) 207 448

+44 (0)20 7404 5959

Tom Burns

Clemmie Raynsford

Notes to editors

About Hiscox

Hiscox, headquartered in Bermuda, is an international specialist insurance
group 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 London Market underwrites mainly
internationally traded business in the London Market - generally large or
complex business which needs to be shared with other insurers or needs the
international licences of Lloyd's. Hiscox UK and Hiscox Europe offer a range
of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers, as well as
high net worth individuals. Hiscox International includes operations in
Bermuda, Guernsey and USA.

For further information, visit www.hiscox.com.

                     This information is provided by RNS
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