10 December 2019

Faisal brings a wealth of management experience and insurance expertise to the HDI Global Specialty SE family. He joins from AEGON where he spent almost 5 years in various management roles. His career started at Delta Lloyd (former NL part of Aviva) where he worked for almost 10 years. Based in Rotterdam, he will lead the branch office in the Netherlands as of the 1st of January 2020.

As part of our growth strategy for HDI Global Specialty SE, we plan to open multiple branches across the world in 2020, and the appointment of Faisal coincides with the opening of the Netherlands branch.

Faisal commented: “I’m so excited to be part of HGS and be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We are setting up a new insurance company from the ground up and that is a big challenge that I look forward to facing head on in the Netherlands.

“In the Netherlands, our ambition is to be the number 1 Specialty lines insurer within 5 years. This means we aim to achieve healthy growth, have happy, loyal customers and proud employees.”

Ralph Beutter, Chairman of the Executive Board also commented: “Faisal leading our newly-opened branch in the Netherlands is another important step forward for us, allowing us to achieve our strategy of becoming a top global Specialty lines insurer, able to deliver excellence to our clients and brokers on a global scale.”