Hiscox named a new chief financial officer for its U.S. business. Swiss Re has a new head of sales in North America for its Corporate Solutions unit.


International specialist insurer Hiscox appointed David McLaughlin as its chief financial officer in the U.S. McLaughlin, based in Atlanta, will report to Ben Walter, chief executive officer for Hiscox in the U.S.

McLaughlin was previously at Fiserv, where he held a number of divisional CFO positions, most recently covering their Digital Banking, Financial Institutions, and Enterprise Technology groups.

Before Fiserv, McLaughlin held several senior finance roles at Bank of America, including senior vice president, Consumer & Small Business Loan Loss Reserves. He also held a number of positions at Delta Air Lines, including that of general manager of Revenue Analysis & Control, leading six corporate finance functions.

Overall, McLaughlin has more than 20 years of operational and financial experience.


Christine Springob/(PRNewsfoto/Swiss Re Corporate Solutions)

Christine Springob was promoted to a new role at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions: Head Sales North America.

In this new role, Springob will handle developing and executing the company’s distribution and sales strategy in the United States and Canada, and she’ll be based in New York. Springob succeeds Sylvain Bouteill√©, will will take on a global role running the Corporate Solutions’ primary lead initiative.

Springob has been with Swiss Re since 1991 and has taken on various positions in insurance and reinsurance since her arrival (with a focus on underwriting and sales. Most recently, Springob was head Key Account Management, where she handled running the reinsurer’s strategic client relationships.

Source: Hiscox and Swiss Re