HDI Global Specialty SE confirms new global head of distribution

The industry veteran brings more than three decades of experience to the position

HDI Global Specialty SE confirms new global head of distribution

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

HDI Global Specialty SE has announced the appointment of Alan Waters (pictured) as its global head of distribution and business development. Waters will report to Richard Taylor, a member of the executive board of management and UK managing director.

Waters joins from the HDI Global SE UK branch, where he spent nine years as director of the corporate risks division. He was also a member of the UK executive team. Waters has more than 30 years of industry experience.

“I’m delighted to be working again with Alan,” Taylor said. “He was integral in the successful creation of HDI Global SE UK’s regional presence, and, with his vast experience in the strategic management of distribution, will be a great addition to our global operations.”

“This new role presents a truly exciting and challenging opportunity for me, and I am looking forward to working with Richard and the branches to realise the growth potential for HDI Global Specialty SE,” Waters said.

HDI Global Specialty SE is a specialty lines insurer created from the merging of the specialty lines activities of Hannover Re and HDI Global SE.


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