Brokerage ICAP poaches Hiscox’s long-serving senior executive

Tim Wallace
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ICAP hired Stuart Bridges from insurance firm Hiscox yesterday, appointing him as the brokerage’s new group finance director.

Bridges has been Hiscox’s chief finance officer since 1999 and is a long-serving board member and executive director.

"Stuart brings valuable experience and an impressive track record in the global financial services industry and I am delighted that he is joining ICAP,” said chief executive Michael Spencer.

“It is an exciting time to be joining ICAP: we are focused on investing further in expanding our product portfolio and services into areas where we see potential and redeploying our energies on our market leading assets.”

Bridges, a 54-year old accountant, has also worked at Henderson Global Investors and has roles at the Association of British Insurers and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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