Directors and Officers - What happens when the buck stops?

It was president Harry S. Truman who famously said: “the buck stops here.” He even had a special sign made up and placed on his desk in the Oval office. It was a reminder to him and others that he made the decisions and accepted ultimate responsibility for what happened as a result.

It’s also a reminder to directors and officers today that accountability sits with them for what they do, or don’t do.

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Innovation in the aviation industry

Innovation is rapidly changing many industries and aviation is no exception, with the latest developments in e-flight, drones and ultralight helicopters. Such advancements, however, require a dependable insurance partner to deliver innovative insurance solutions.

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New Beginnings for HDI Global Specialty SE – Denmark

Not so long ago, we announced the opening of our Belgium branch. We’re delighted to reveal that we have also officially begun operations in Denmark!

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EU Regulation Calls for Professional Indemnity Cover Increase

It was announced in May last year, that under the EU Regulation 2019/1935, insured amounts for professional indemnity insurance for insurance brokers should be increased.

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Italy Branch Partners with Marine Hull and Cargo Agency

HDI Global Specialty SE – Italy has joined forces with newly-established Marine Insurance Agency, to support an underwriting operation.

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Business Owner Operational Support Joins Netherlands Management Team

HDI Global Specialty, the Netherlands, welcomes Business Owner Operational Support, Monique van der Heijden.

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Netherlands Branch Welcomes Leon Hartog as Business Owner Claims

HDI Global Specialty SE, the Netherlands, welcomes Leon Hartog as Business Owner Claims.

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Italy Office Develops New Insurance Product for ESCOs

The Italian branch at HDI Global Specialty SE has developed the “Energy Savings” Policy, an Insurance Solution for Energy Efficiency Guarantees.

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HDI Global Specialty SE – Belgium Open its Doors

We are delighted to announce that as of 1st April 2020, HDI Global Specialty SE - Belgium officially opened for business.

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Netherlands office appoints Business Owner Financial Lines

HDI Global Specialty SE, the Netherlands, welcomes Marco van Sint Annaland as Business Owner, Financial Lines.

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Richard Qaiser joins Management Team in the Netherlands

HDI Global Specialty SE, the Netherlands has appointed Richard Qaiser as Business Owner of the Netherlands branch office, effective January 1, 2020.

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The Automation and Digitalisation of Airports: Opportunity or Risk?

Over the last decade, many advances have been made within the aviation industry, one of which has come to light over recent years; In an Insurance Day feature, Roger Sethsson, Head of Aerospace, discusses the development of remote air traffic control towers.

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Managing Director Appointed for Netherlands Branch

Faisal Setoe has been appointed as Managing Director for the HDI Global Specialty SE Netherlands branch, effective January 1 2020.

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Growing aviation market facing challenge of increasing claims and reduced capacity

Mats Westerborn, Managing Director of HDI Global Specialty SE Scandinavia, has recently been featured in Insurance Day – one of the UK’s leading insurance publications.

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Rising attritional losses in the aviation market causing hardening of the market

Insurance Day recently published an article, highlighting the effect of attritional losses on the aviation market, featuring our Head of Aviation and Space, Martin Jackson.

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VIDEO: Richard Taylor on specialty classes and satisfying client demands

At the Airmic conference in Harrogate we caught up with our Chief Marketing Officer and UK Managing Director, Richard Taylor who reflects what the future holds – including the high demand for specialty classes and how HDI Global Specialty SE is ‘seizing the moment’.

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HDI Global Specialty SE Sets Up Milan Office

HDI Global Specialty SE, the specialty lines insurer, has recently opened their Italy office, recruiting Paolo Volpi as General Manager.

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A world without cash – The impact on specie insurers

“A cashless society is by no means inevitable, but the growing popularity of digital wallets and cryptocurrencies could be the new normal for specie insurers”, Niklas Bengtsson, General Manager - Marine at HDI Global Specialty SE in a recent Insurance Day article.

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Tailings dams present larger exposure than underwriters realised

This week, Insurance Day has published an article by Matthew Johnson on the unsustainable risk of tailings dam exposure for insurers. Matthew Johnson is Head of International Mining Industry Underwriters (IMIU), which underwrites as part of HDI Global Specialty SE.

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