Chief Marketing Officer
Tel +44 20 7015 4014
Richard Taylor has worked in the UK insurance industry for more than 30 years, specialising in UK industrial and commercial and multinational insurance business. During this time Richard has worked for CIGNA and AIG before joining Gerling in 1988 where he has spent the majority of his career. By 1995 Richard was appointed UK Property Underwriting Manager and in 2003 became a Director of Gerling UK, responsible for all UK Property and Engineering lines of business. In 2005 Richard’s responsibilities where extended to the Lloyds entity and he was appointed to both the Gerling at Lloyds Limited and Gerling Corporate Capital Limited Board’s as Director / Deputy Underwriter. During the period 2002 to 2007 Richard was also responsible for Marketing for both the UK branch and Lloyd’s operation.
Richard was then appointed by the Board of HDI-Gerling Versicherung A.G. as the UK representative and Managing Director of the HDI-Gerling Industrial Insurance Co – UK Branch and HDI-Gerling UK Ltd. In 2010 Richard’s responsibilities have been extended to include the branch operation in Ireland.
In 2016 HDI-Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG converted to a European Joint-Stock Company (SE) and the company’s name changed to HDI Global SE. Since 01.08.2018 Richard is the Chief Marketing Officer of HDI Global Specialty SE.