Hiscox Names Chad Nitschke to Head U.S. Digital Strategy

In this newly created role, Nitschke will lead a comprehensive strategy for the digitally traded business, with a focus on driving profitable growth through partners.

(Chad Nitschke, SVP, Digital Strategy and Execution, U.S., Hiscox. Image source: LinkedIn profile.) 

Hiscox (Pembroke, Bermuda), the specialist global insurer, has announced the appointment of Chad Nitschke to SVP, Digital Strategy and Execution in the U.S. Nitschke will report to Sarah Bourdeau, Head of Distribution of Hiscox USA.

In this newly created role, Nitschke will lead a comprehensive strategy for the digitally traded business, with a focus on driving profitable growth through partnerships, according to a Hiscox sttement. He will also be responsible for growing key partner relationships and expanding our footprint through new partnerships. Nitschke brings over 20 years of industry expertise to the role. Prior to Hiscox, he held underwriting and leadership roles at Travelers and AXIS, founded an InsurTech, Bunker, and most recently led a new tech-enabled brokerage business for the InsurTech, Vouch. He is also a Venture Partner at Clocktower Ventures. Nitschke earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead and holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business.

Sarah Bourdeau, Head of Distribution, Hiscox USA.

Instrumental in Shaping Strategy and Delivering Excellence

“As a first mover in the digital insurance space, we are well-positioned for continued success in this channel,” comments Sarah Bourdeau, Head of Distribution, Hiscox USA. “Chad’s experience and leadership will be instrumental in shaping our strategy and delivering excellence for our digital partners.”

Hiscox USA provides a variety of specialty risk solutions, including a broad spectrum of errors & omissions, general liability, cyber and data security, media liability, management liability, crime, entertainment, and terrorism insurance products.

Hiscox Names Sarah Bourdeau Head of Distribution in the U.S.

Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at AnthODonnell@IIReporter.com or (503) 936-2803.

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