Hiscox appoints Christian Nielsen as CFO

Insurance company Hiscox has announced the appointment of Christian Nielsen as CFO for Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Syndicates Limited (HSL).

Nielson is currently the CFO of Hiscox UK and a Director of Hiscox Insurance Company Limited (HIC), the Group’s UK insurance carrier. 

He joined Hiscox in 2015 from Barclays, where he held a number of senior finance roles, including head of finance, cost and analytics and finance director for Barclaycard UK.

Beyond his UK role, Nielsen is a Hiscox partner, a member of the group’s finance leadership team and a member of the steering committee for the group-wide finance transformation programme.

He will join the Hiscox London Market team in September, reporting to Kate Markham, CEO of Hiscox London Market. In his capacity as CFO for HSL, he will report to Hiscox Group CFO Aki Hussain.

Hussain said: “Christian will be an excellent addition to our London Market business, which is poised for growth in the face of the most improved market conditions we have seen for some time. 

“He brings strong commercial and financial leadership and a track record of delivery which will benefit both the London Market and HSL management teams.”

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