Hannover, 10 February 2020
Kangasniemi was previously Head of General Aviation at the insurer and has 16 years’ experience working in the aviation market. She joined HDI Global Specialty (formerly Inter Hannover) from Willis Aviation in 2009. Based in Stockholm, she and her team underwrites the worldwide Airline portfolio of HDI Global Specialty SE.
Mats Westerborn, Managing Director for HDI Global Specialty SE Scandinavian Branch, the main hub for Aviation in the group, said: “International Airline Insurance is the largest portfolio within HDI Global Specialty’s aviation business. We have been writing this out of Stockholm since 1970, thus celebrating our 50th anniversary this year.
“I am confident and pleased that we can build on the legacy of Thomas Broms’ long and successful career and pass the responsibility for this important portfolio to Frida’s capable hands. Bringing new energy to the team, she has a proven track record as an aviation underwriter and is highly respected in the market.”
HDI Global Specialty SE operates from eight of its own offices and currently writes aviation business from their Stockholm, London, Cologne Sydney and Toronto offices.