Specialist insurer Hiscox announced the appointment of Isha Patel to head of Direct Commercial within Hiscox UK.
Patel joined Hiscox in 2013 and since then her experience has spanned operations, finance and sales with roles in both the Hiscox Retail business units (Hiscox UK and DirectAsia) and Hiscox London Market. In 2018, she was appointed regional manager for Colchester before being promoted to area director for the South in 2020.
The direct commercial division offers tailored commercial cover direct to small and medium sized businesses, with a focus on white collar industries such as management consultancy, graphic design and technology.
In her new role, Patel will lead a team spanning Operations, Marketing and Underwriting, with a focus to further strengthening the division’s digital capabilities and the continued improvement of the customer journey.
Patel will be based in York, England, and report to Ross Dingwall, Hiscox UK’s distribution director.
Topics Commercial Lines
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