HDI Global Specialty appoints professional liability underwriting manager in Canada

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HDI Global Specialty appoints professional liability underwriting manager in Canada

HDI Global Specialty SE has appointed Thierno Bah (pictured) as national underwriting manager, professional liability in Canada.

As part of his appointment, Bah will join the company’ financial lines team; he will be responsible for expanding HDI Global Specialty’s existing architects and engineers book and will oversee the development of the company’s E&O offering in Canada.

Bah joins HDI Global Specialty from Travelers Canada, where he was responsible for developing the company’s architect and engineer’s portfolio. He has a CIP designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada and is a graduate of the University of Quebec.

“We are delighted that Thierno is joining our team and his appointment reflects our ambitions to grow and expand our offering across Canada in a number of key specialist areas,” commented HDI Global Specialty Canada head of financial lines underwriting Oren Schemool. “His experience and insights into this market will be a major asset as we look to expand our footprint and build upon our existing portfolio.”

“I am delighted to be joining the business at this moment in its development and believe the professional liability market provides a fantastic opportunity for HDI Global Speciality to grow,” said Bah. “With the overall market estimated to be $1.2 billion, we expect to increase our market share in the coming years.”