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Steve Langan

Member, born 1960

CV, 18 May 2022

Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo plc since 18 May 2022.

CV, 18 May 2022


University of Glasgow

  • Upper second-class honours (history and economic history) 1982


Hiscox Ltd

  • CEO of Hiscox USA 2018–2021
  • CEO of Direct Asia Motor Insurance 2014–2016
  • CEO of Hiscox Ins. Coy (UK & Europe) 2005–2018
  • Group Chief Marketing Officer 2005–2021
  • Head of Hiscox Art collection 2017–2021

Diageo plc

  • Managing Director, Diageo Italy S.p.A 2002–2005
  • Global Baileys Leadership Team member 2004–2005
  • Global Guinness Leadership Team member 1998–2002
  • Marketing Director, Guinness UDV Ireland 2000–2002
  • Marketing Director, Guinness Ireland Group 1998–2000

The Coca-Cola Co.

  • Marketing Director, Coca-Cola Brazil 1997–1998

Bass Brewers Ltd.

  • Ales Brand Director 1993–1996

Scottish & Newcastle plc

  • Several positions including European Commercial Director, Take Home Trade Marketing Director and Group Marketing Manager 1988–1993

Rowntree Mackintosh plc

  • Brand Manager 1983–1988

Positions of Trust

Hepworth Wakefield

  • Chair of the Board 2022-

Sampo plc

  • Board Member 2022-
  • Member of the Audit Committee 2022-

Mr. Langan has been determined by Sampo's Board of Directors to be independent of the company and of major shareholders under the rules on Finnish Corporate Governance Code.


Hiscox Underwriting Europe Ltd

  • Chair of the Board 2013–2018

Hiscox Underwriting Ltd

  • Chair of the Board 2008–2014

Hiscox Connect (Brand)

  • Chair of the Board 2005–2018