HDI Global appoints new managers across its teams in the UK and Ireland


HDI Global SE – UK & Ireland (HDI) is pleased to announce several new appointments in its regional and Irish teams to support its 2022-2025 growth ambitions.

In Ireland, Barry Woods has been promoted to the role of Property Manager and will be responsible for growing and steering the portfolio in the country. Woods will report to Niall Carberry, Head of Underwriting, Ireland, who joined the company in January.

In the UK, Dave Hall has been promoted to the role of Head of Liability, UK Regions and will assume responsibility for the regional Liability portfolio and team. Similarly, Carley Clifton has been promoted to the role of Property Manager, UK Regions and will assume responsibility for the regional Property portfolio and team. Both Hall and Clifton will continue to report to Head of Underwriting, UK Regions Paul Williams.

HDI’s Director of Underwriting & Distribution, Stephanie Ogden commented: “I am delighted that all of these appointments have been made from talent already in our business and this is testament to the quality of our underwriting division and pedigree. These changes have been made to ensure that our teams are set up in the best way possible to contribute to the UK and Ireland’s ongoing strategic growth initiatives. Our new structure now complements the structure of many of our key broker partners and will assist in deepening those relationships further.”

All appointments are effective immediately.

Authored by HDI Global SE


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Companies from the trading, production and service industries need an insurance partner they can rely on.

As part of the Talanx Group, HDI Global SE has been one of the leading insurers offering a broad and needs-based range of insurance solutions and accompanying services for decades.

HDI operates through foreign branches, subsidiaries and affiliates as well as network partners in more than 150 countries, offering international industrial insurance programmes.

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