Hiscox hires Brian Price to run Small Business Marketing in the US

Hiscox hires Brian Price to run Small Business Marketing in the US

Telecom veteran will focus on acquisition of new small business insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hiscox, the international
specialist insurer, today announced that Brian Price has been appointed as
Head of Small Business Marketing for Hiscox USA based out of the company's New
York office. Mr. Price has over twenty years of marketing and e-commerce
experience focused on consumers and small businesses with Verizon and Frontier

Price served as Vice President of Consumer Marketing at Frontier
Communications and prior to that was Executive Director of Digital Marketing &
eCommerce at Verizon Communications. He has an MBA from Long Island University
and a BS in Business Administration from Mercy College. Price will be
replacing Phil Thorn, who is moving back to the UK to drive Hiscox's small
business direct marketing operations in Europe after four successful years
building the small business segment and the Hiscox brand in the US market.

"The Hiscox direct online small business platform in the US has rapidly grown
to over 40,000 policies in force since we launched in October 2010," said Russ
Findlay, Head of US Marketing for Hiscox. "Brian's extensive experience
working in digital marketing and acquisition with Verizon and Frontier
Communications will help propel this segment to continued growth in the

Hiscox sells insurance for small business owners, such as professional
liability (errors and omissions insurance) and commercial general liability
customized directly online and through their call center for a range of fields
including IT, consulting, marketing, photography, real estate, and beauty and
health. Hiscox also provides professional liability, property and specialty
insurance to US businesses through US-based brokers.

In the US, Hiscox has offices in New York, NY; White Plains, NY; Atlanta, GA;
Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; and San Francisco, CA.

Additional information can be found at http://www.hiscoxusa.com.

Follow Hiscox USA on Twitter @HiscoxSmallBiz and @Hiscox_USA.

About Hiscox in the U.S.

About Hiscox Small Business Insurance

Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and
listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). Hiscox is the first company in
the U.S. to offer insurance for small professional services businesses direct,
online, and in real-time. We provide professional liability, general liability
and business owner's insurance, underwritten by Chicago-based Hiscox Insurance
Company Inc., which is rated 'A' (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional
information can be found on the Why Choose Hiscox? page. Coverages are subject
to underwriting and may not be available in all states.

Hiscox also provides professional liability, property and specialty insurance
to U.S. businesses through US-based brokers. This communication does not
constitute a solicitation of business by Hiscox's syndicates at Lloyd's,

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