- Specialist engineering and technology insurer appoints new Head of Sales to lead UK Business Development team
- Fox has over 25 years’ experience in the general insurance market
Specialist engineering and technology insurer, HSB has appointed Ian Fox as UK Head of Sales based at the company’s Manchester office. Fox’s appointment forms part of HSB’s ongoing business growth strategy, reflecting the demand for the company’s market-leading solutions.
Reporting to Paul Kay, Director of Sales and Distribution, Ian will lead HSB’s UK team of Regional Development Managers and their Business Development teams across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. His key responsibilities will be to build and maintain strong relationships with brokers and grow HSB’s engineering insurance and inspection business portfolios.
Ian is an experienced leader having spent over 25 years in the general insurance market. Prior to joining HSB, Ian was Regional Development Manager at Ensurance UK focusing on the construction sector and was instrumental in the company’s regional growth in the UK.
Before joining Ensurance, Ian spent 17 years at global insurance provider ACE/Chubb where he held a number of senior roles, which included leading the company’s Northern region for Underwriting and Sales.
Paul Kay, Director of Sales at HSB, said: “We are delighted that Ian has joined HSB to further strengthen our Sales team. Ian is highly accomplished and respected across the UK general insurance market and has vast experience of working closely with brokers to help them win and retain customers. His strong track record of leading business development teams make him an excellent fit for HSB to help drive our ambitious growth plans.”
HSB, part of Munich Re, is a specialist insurer and provider of inspection and risk management services. HSB’s insurance offerings in the UK and Ireland include construction, equipment breakdown, cyber and computer, and energy covers. HSB blends its engineering expertise, technology and data to craft inventive insurance and service solutions for existing and emerging risks posed by technological change. Throughout its 150-year history HSB’s mission has been to help clients prevent loss, advance sustainable use of energy and build deeper relationships that benefit business, public institutions and consumers. HSB holds A.M. Best Company’s highest financial rating, A++ (Superior). For more information, visit www.hsbeil.com and connect on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Munich Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions. The group consists of the reinsurance and ERGO business segments, as well as the capital investment company MEAG. Munich Re is globally active and operates in all lines of the insurance business. Since it was founded in 1880, Munich Re has been known for its unrivalled risk-related expertise and its sound financial position. It offers customers financial protection when faced with exceptional levels of damage – from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake through to the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and to the California wildfires in 2018. Munich Re possesses outstanding innovative strength, which enables it to also provide coverage for extraordinary risks such as rocket launches, renewable energies, cyberattacks, or pandemics. The company is playing a key role in driving forward the digital transformation of the insurance industry, and in doing so has further expanded its ability to assess risks and the range of services that it offers. Its tailor-made solutions and close proximity to its customers make Munich Re one of the world’s most sought-after risk partners for businesses, institutions, and private individuals.