HDI Global SE

08/31/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/31/2021 01:00

HDI Global branch in Switzerland appoints new Lead Marine Underwriter

Caroline Blanchet

Since 2014 Caroline Blanchet has served as Head of Swiss Branch and Head of Marine Switzerland with a major German insurer.

Prior to this, she worked as Head of Marine and Senior Underwriter Marine for two large Swiss insurers. She began her career in the insurance industry in the 1990s as Underwriting Assistant Marine with Gerling-Konzern Allgemeine in Paris.

'In Caroline we are gaining an expert professional with a proven track record in marine insurance. She is very experienced in servicing corporate clients and in maintaining a trusting exchange with reinsurers', comments Marc Luginbühl, CEO of HDI Schweiz.

'I am therefore absolutely delighted that Caroline is strengthening our team. She knows our target group very well and her style of working is a really superb fit for our agile corporate culture with flat hierarchies, short decision paths and a considerable degree of individual responsibility.'

In her role as Lead Marine Underwriter with HDI Schweiz, Caroline will report to Philipp Surholt, Head Property, Engineering Lines, Marine.

About HDI Global SE (HDI)

As an industrial lines insurer, HDI Global SE (HDI) meets the needs of SMEs, industrial companies and corporate customers with insurance solutions that are specifically tailored to their requirements. In addition to HDI's prominent position in the German and broader European market, the company also has operations in more than 150 countries through foreign branch offices, subsidiary and peer companies, and network partners. The company is thus able to offer its customers local policies for their global operations, which ensure that the established service and insurance protection is extended for all covered risks worldwide.

HDI Global SE is a company in the Industrial Lines Division of the Talanx Group. Approximately 3.700 employees in this division generated gross written premiums of approx. EUR 6.7 billion in the year 2020.

The rating agency Standard & Poor's has given the Talanx Primary Group a financial strength rating of A+/stable (strong). Talanx AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the SDAX.

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