Cayman First Insurance, a health and general insurance provider in the Cayman Islands, has appointed Chris Hind as its CEO.
Hind led JN General Insurance in Jamaica as CEO for some 15 years from 2007 to 2022. Prior to that he worked for the Jamaica National Building Society as head of operational risk management from 2003 to 2005.
He has also worked as head of operational risk management at the National Commercial Bank (NCB) in Jamaica from 2001 to 2003, and started his post-MBA career as a senior consultant for Network Security Management in Woking, England in 1990.
He was most recently a consultant for General Accident Insurance Co in Jamaica.
First Cayman was incorporated in the self-governing British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands, in 1984 and moved into health insurance in 1999. The company is regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and by the Health Insurance Commission within the Cayman Islands Department of Health Regulatory Services.
Since 2010, the company has been part of the Bahamas First Group of Companies, a group that includes Bahamas First General Insurance, a general insurance carrier in the Bahamas.
First Caribbean said that Hind “brings with him a wealth of industry experience and successful business innovation.
“His strategic and future-driven approach is well-aligned with our purpose, values and commitment to being a leading insurance provider that delivers long-term value for all our stakeholders, and we are excited for our future as we continue to grow and evolve ahead of our 40th anniversary in 2024.”
Hind said via his LinkedIn account: “I am very pleased to share that I recently started a new position as chief executive officer at Cayman First Insurance Company Ltd. A great company with a great team and a great future.”