London, UK (16th October 2013) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has strengthened its Schemes and Partnerships team with the appointment of new National Partnerships Manager, Charles Thomas.
Charles joins Hiscox from RK Harrison, where he was Divisional Director for Marketing & Product Development. In his new role, based in London and working with a team of four, Charles will be responsible for maintaining and growing the insurer’s existing Partnerships business.
Alan Thomas, Head of Intermediary Sales & Distribution at Hiscox, commented: “Charles’ experience of working with affinity partners and trade associations made him the natural choice for the role. He brings a good blend of skills to the team and more than 15 years’ experience gained on both the insurer and the broker side of the fence.”
Charles added: “Hiscox’s approach to Partnerships business and its focus on working with professional organisations really appealed to me. I now look forward to working with Alan and the team to broaden our scope and realise our ambitious plans for next year and beyond.”
Charles’ career history:
Sept 2005 – Sept 2013 Division Director for Marketing and Product Development, RK Harrison
Feb 2002 – August 2005 Area Development Manager, Towergate Partnership Ltd
Sept 1999 – Jan 2002 Business Development Manager, Folgate Masterplan
Jan 1997 – August 1999 Insurance Advisor, A-Plan Insurance
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About Hiscox UK
Hiscox offers a range of business insurance policies to cover the liabilities and property risks of small businesses and consultants in the UK, as well as profession-specific policies that you can tailor to suit the risks that your business faces. Hiscox also provides specialist insurance cover for homes and their contents, valuables and collections.
For more information, visit www.hiscox.co.uk
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.hiscoxgroup.com