HDI Global appoints Stephanie Ogden new Director of Underwriting and Distribution in the UK and Ireland


HDI Global SE – UK and Ireland (HDI) is pleased to announce that Stephanie Ogden has been promoted to the role of Director of Underwriting and Distribution, effective immediately.

In this new role, Ogden will lead HDI’s underwriting strategy across all lines of business and maintain overall responsibility for the distribution function. She will continue to report directly to Managing Director Claire McDonald.

Ogden has spent two years building the Distribution function at HDI, responsible for the distribution strategy, broker and client relationships, amplifying HDI’s presence in these key markets as a result.

On her new role, Ogden commented: “The past couple of years at HDI has been fast-paced with lots of change. It’s been incredibly rewarding to work with the fantastic people we have in our business, to see the change and deliver strong profitable growth. I now look forward to the challenges my new role presents, as we look to build on our progress, deliver on our medium-term plans for growth and profitability and provide our clients with insurance solutions that deliver real value.”

As a result of Stephanie’s promotion, Oliver Davies will assume the new role of Head of Distribution with responsibility for HDI’s key broker partner relationships and marketing activity. In his previous role as Distribution and Strategic Initiatives Manager, Oliver was instrumental in building deeper relationships with HDI’s broker partners and supporting global initiatives and projects.

Davies commented: “I’m very proud to be leading HDI’s Distribution team and continue Steph’s great work in developing long term client and broker relationships. As a business we are committed to supporting clients and brokers with innovative solutions for insurance and risk transfer. I’m excited to see how many more organisations we can support with these solutions going forward”

Claire McDonald added: “Steph and Oli have already contributed so much to the recent development of HDI in the UK & Ireland and I look forward to this continuing in their new roles.”

Authored by HDI Global SE


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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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