Chad Nitschke appointed to spearhead Hiscox’s digital strategy in the US


Hiscox has recently expanded its team by appointing Chad Nitschke as SVP, Digital Strategy and Execution in the United States.

According to Insurance Innovation Reporter, in this new position, Nitschke will report directly to Sarah Bourdeau, Head of Distribution of Hiscox USA, marking a significant step in enhancing the company’s digital strategy and execution capabilities.

Hiscox is renowned for its specialised insurance services globally, offering a wide range of specialty risk solutions.

These include errors & omissions, general liability, cyber and data security, media liability, management liability, crime, entertainment, and terrorism insurance products. The company’s focus on innovation and excellence has made it a leader in providing bespoke insurance solutions.

Chad Nitschke brings over 20 years of industry experience to Hiscox. His role as SVP, Digital Strategy and Execution, involves leading a comprehensive strategy for the digitally traded business, focusing on driving profitable growth through partnerships. Nitschke’s rich background includes underwriting and leadership roles at Travelers and AXIS, founding the InsurTech company Bunker, and recently leading a new tech-enabled brokerage business for Vouch, another InsurTech firm. Additionally, he is a Venture Partner at Clocktower Ventures, showcasing his extensive knowledge and experience in the field.

Nitschke’s academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. His comprehensive experience and educational background position him uniquely to lead Hiscox’s digital strategy forward in the U.S. market.

Hiscox’s commitment to being a first mover in the digital insurance space is further solidified with Nitschke’s appointment. Sarah Bourdeau, Head of Distribution, Hiscox USA, commented on the strategic importance of this role, “As a first mover in the digital insurance space, we are well-positioned for continued success in this channel. Chad’s experience and leadership will be instrumental in shaping our strategy and delivering excellence for our digital partners.”

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