Steve Langan joined Hiscox in 2005 after a highly successful marketing and management career with Diageo, Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Bass Brewers in the UK, Europe and South America.
As MD of Hiscox UK & Ireland, Steve transformed the UK business from a name only known in the City to the UK's most trusted general insurer and a nationally known and respected brand. Over the past three years the Hiscox brand has been successfully launched in the USA and France under his leadership.
Since 2013, Steve has led the UK & Ireland and Europe businesses as a combined entity and from 2014-6 he was also CEO of the Direct Asia Group following the acquisition.
Prior to joining Hiscox Steve worked at the world’s number one drinks company Diageo, where he held the position of Managing Director of the company’s Italian subsidiary, based in Turin, for three years. He has also held senior marketing and commercial positions with Diageo Ireland and The Coca Cola Company.
Steve is a history graduate of Glasgow University and a Fellow of the Marketing Society. He is married with two sons, supports Glasgow Celtic and retains a passion for history in all its forms.