HDI Global SE appoints new Director of Liability, UK and Ireland


HDI Global SE – UK & Ireland (HDI) has announced the appointment of Colin Lavey (pictured) to the role of Director of Liability for its UK and Irish branches.

Colin Lavey joined the HDI business in 2017 as a Senior Underwriter and takes over the role from Owen Digman, who left the business in July. Since joining HDI, Colin has built a strong and trusted reputation with our broker and client partners. As Director of Liability Underwriting, he is now responsible for the UK and Ireland Liability account and will report directly to Stephanie Ogden, Managing Director for the UK & Ireland.

Of the new appointment Ogden said: “I am delighted to appoint Colin into this role. Whilst it gives our Liability team stability, Colin’s leadership will bring a new and fresh perspective. There will be a continued emphasis on profitable growth which is underpinned by an up-to-the-minute data strategy. I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank Owen Digman for his dedication and hard work in growing our significant and profitable Liability book. I wish him all the best in the future.”

Colin Lavey added: “Having enjoyed the past five years being part of a successful Liability team, I am now honoured to take on the role of Director of Liability for UK and Ireland. The team and I look forward to further growing our book through the continued excellent delivery of our tailored insurance propositions.”

Colin Lavey’s appointment is effective immediately. Further announcements regarding senior appointments in the Liability team will follow in due course.

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