Breaking with tradition

As he approaches his first year in the job Steve Langan, managing director for Hiscox UK Retail, must be reflecting on how his career has changed course after two decades spent working largely in the drinks industry to the world of general insurance.

On paper at least, it would seem an odd career change as Mr Langan has built up an impressive CV at a number of big companies, having worked for Roundtrees, Bass, Coca-Cola, Guinness in Ireland and Diagio - the company that owns worldwide brands