Hiscox Appoints Golder to Head Marine Cargo Business Re-Entry

December 17, 2015

Hiscox London Market has appointed Richard Golder as Marine Cargo Line Underwriter, marking the insurer’s re-entry into the marine cargo business. Golder will be supported by Jack Bryan who takes on the role of Marine Cargo Underwriter.

Golder joins Hiscox from XL Catlin where he was Senior Class Underwriter. With over 25 years’ experience writing marine cargo business. He has also had spells at Amlin, PB Coffey, and CHF Ford and Ors.

Bryan also joins from XL Catlin where latterly he was Assistant Underwriter. DIP qualified, he also held the role of Head of Education for the Lloyd’s of London Marine U’35 Committee.

Simon Williams, Hiscox Head of Marine and Energy, cmmented: “We have made no secret of our desire to formally re-enter the marine cargo business and have been prepared to wait to find the very best underwriting talent.

“The appointment of an underwriter of the calibre of Richard Golder says a great deal about the ability of Hiscox to attract class leading underwriters, as well as our ambition to be a market leader in all aspects of marine business.” He added that Golder would be “well supported in his new role by Jack Bryan, as we continue to build our comprehensive marine offering for the benefit of both our brokers and clients.”

Golder noted: “Hiscox has deep roots in marine insurance and I’m excited by the opportunity we have to complement Hiscox’s existing marine portfolio with a market leading cargo account.”

Source: Hiscox

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