London, 3 June 2019
HDI Global Specialty SE has announced the appointment of Alan Waters as Global Head of Distribution and Business Development. Alan will report to Richard Taylor, a member of the Executive Board of Management and UK Managing Director at HDI Global Specialty SE with immediate effect.
HDI Global Specialty SE is the new specialty lines insurer created from the merging of the specialty lines activities of Hannover Re and HDI Global SE. The internal appointment is to a newly created position to support the company’s growth and the management of its global distribution chains.
Waters joins from HDI Global SE UK Branch, where he worked for 9 years as Director of Corporate Risks division and was a member of the UK Executive team. He has over 30 years’ experience in broking, primarily responsible for UK and then the global placement strategy with Aon and HSBC respectively.
Commenting on the appointment, Richard Taylor said: “I’m delighted to be working again with Alan. 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.”
Alan Waters added: “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.”