HIIG Announces Hiring of Tom Schmitt as New Chief People and Administrative Officer
HOUSTON, Texas – September 16, 2020 – Houston International Insurance Group, Ltd. (“HIIG” or the “Company”) announced today that the Company has hired Thomas N. Schmitt as its Chief People and Administrative officer, a new position for the Company.
"I am excited to be joining HIIG at this important moment in time. The energy and intensity for attracting and developing the best talent in the industry is remarkable,” Schmitt commented. He went on to note, “I am eager to bring my experience and to be part of the company’s pursuit to be a truly top-tier specialty company.”
Andrew Robinson, HIIG CEO, said, “We are fortunate to have Tom join our leadership team. Tom’s prior experience as a Chief Human Resources Officer within our industry will prove invaluable in building a world class talent and people function at HIIG.” Robinson also noted, “The addition of Tom in this newly established role ensures that HIIG is focused on securing its place as a destination for top-tier talent and people. I could not be more delighted to welcome Tom.”
HIIG is an insurance holding company formed in 2007. Based in Houston, Texas, HIIG has underwriting segments focused on Specialty Lines and Industries, Accident & Health, Programs, and Large Commercial Property. At December 31, 2019, HIIG had total assets of $1.97 billion and shareholders’ equity of $420 million. HIIG’s subsidiary insurance companies consist of Houston Specialty Insurance Company; Imperium Insurance Company; Great Midwest Insurance Company; Oklahoma Specialty Insurance Company; and Boston Indemnity Company, Inc. These insurance companies are rated A- (Excellent) Financial Category IX by A.M. Best Company. For more information about HIIG, its people and products, please visit www.hiig.com.