HDI Global SE press releases

HDI Global SE helps companies to take preventive action and protect themselves against cyber-attacks

Cyber-attacks on companies can be most effectively warded off by taking preventive protection measures and raising employees’ awareness of the dangers. This is why industrial insurer HDI Global SE (HDI) is now offering new and portfolio customers a large toolbox with aids to provide protection against cyber-attacks. With this aim in mind, HDI Global SE has concluded a contract to set up a joint venture with Berlin-based cyber security company Perseus Technologies.

Hannover, 14 May 2019 | HDI Global SE helps companies to take pre-ventive action and protect themselves against cyber-attacks (pdf)

HDI appoints Michael Rüsch as the new Head of its Branch for Switzerland

HDI Global SE (HDI) has appointed Michael Rüsch as the new Authorised Representative and Head of its Branch for Switzerland. He will replace Jürgen G. Decker from 1 August 2019, who has been an interim appointment to this post over the past few months.
Zürich/Hannover, 6 May 2019 | HDI Global SE appoints Michael Rüsch as the new Head of its Branch for Switzerland (pdf)

HDI enters into strategic cooperation with company builder Next Big Thing

Insurance expertise meets start-up spirit: HDI is taking a stake in the company builder Next Big Thing AG in order to gain added strategic impetus in the areas of Internet of Things and Blockchain technology.

Hannover, 9 April 2019 | HDI enters into strategic cooperation with company builder Next Big Thing (pdf) 


Press archive

15 March 2019 | Edgar Puls appointed as new CEO of HDI Global SE (pdf)

28 February 2019 | HDI Global Specialty Acquires Neon Underwriting’s Bloodstock Team (pdf)

15 January 2019 | HDI Global SE appoints Claire McDonald as new UK and Ireland Managing Director (pdf)

21 December 2018 | Personnel changes in the management of HDI Global SE / Swiss Branch (pdf)

22 November 2018 | DIE FAMILIENUNTERNEHMER and HDI form strategic partnership (pdf)

20 August 2018 | HDI Global records further vigorous international growth in the first half of 2018 (pdf)

11 May 2018 | HDI Global and Hannover Re launch a joint growth initiative in specialty business (pdf)

7 May 2018 | Personnel change in the Management Board of HDI Global SE (pdf)

2 May 2018 | Complex supply chains entail risks for companies (pdf)

26 March 2018 | NatCat losses depress the result of HDI Global SE in the financial year 2017 (pdf)

27 February 2018 | New insurance solution gives travel organisers and travel agents an easy way of protecting customers’ money (pdf)

19 January 2018 | Clemens Jungsthöfel becomes new Chief Financial Officer of HDI Global SE

09 November 2017 | HDI protects automobile suppliers against the consequences of recall campaigns (pdf)

21 August 2017 | HDI Global SE posts further growth in first half of 2017 (PDF)

17 August, 2017 | HDI Launches Excess & Surplus Lines Carrier “HDI Specialty Insurance Company” (PDF)

12 July 2017 | HDI launches online portal for taking out drone insurance policies (PDF)

10 July 2017 | HDI takes role of lead insurer to support New Zealand's largest ever road transportation project (PDF)

27 June 2017 | HDI offers engineering companies liability cover for IT financial losses (PDF)

3 May 2017, New AGRICULTURAL CONCEPT Special Policy from HDI offers agricultural machinery dealers broad coverage scope (PDF)

23 March 2017, HDI Global SE improves underwriting result (PDF)

02 March 2017, HDI insures the liability and financial risks of decision-makers with new product Financial Lines Compact (PDF)

19.12.2016 HDI provides railway companies with adjustment to new statutory insurance requirements (PDF)

11.11.2016 HDI Global SE sells units in Norway to specialist insurer Skuld (PDF)

27.09.2016 Source of hazard from private electric appliances - Underestimated risks of fire in the workplace (PDF, 43 KB)

26.08.2016 HDI Global SE develops an insurance solution for injury and illness, for professional footballers and sports clubs (PDF, 37 KB)

02.06.2016 HDI expands Cyber insurance and offers new coverage concepts (PDF, 43 KB)

27.04.2016 Mercedes-Benz and HDI network their processes in motor claims management and strengthen their cooperation (PDF, 33 KB)

10.03.2016 HDI is developing insurance solutions for the deployment of drones (PDF, 231 KB)

11.01.2016 HDI Global SE: Talanx industrial lines insurer now operating under a new name (PDF, 31 KB) 

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Executive Board Members

The management of the Industrial Lines divsion


Dr. Edgar Puls, Chairman

born 28 March 1973

Chairman of HDI Global SE Executive Board, as well as Member of the Board of Talanx AG and HDI V.a.G., Hannover.

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Frank Harting

born 19 May 1964
Member of the HDI Global SE Executive Board, responsible for the Division Mid-Market Germany, the Division Corporates Germany and Marketing Global.

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David Hullin

born 19 October 1968

Member of the HDI Global SE Executive Board, responsible for the Division Europe, the Property, Engineering, Marine and Multi-Risk divisions.

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Clemens Jungsthöfel

born 18 September 1970
Member of the HDI Global SE Executive Board, responsible for the Finance and Controlling functions.

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Dr. Thomas Kuhnt

born 18 December 1974
Member of the HDI Global SE Executive Board, responsible for Projects and Operations, IT and Group Accident.

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Dr. Stefan Sigulla

born 26 August 1957
Member of the HDI Global SE Executive Board, responsible for the Motor and Liability Divisions and Financial Lines.

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Jens Wohlthat

born 22 September 1957
Member of the HDI Global SE Executive Board, responsible for the Global business segment.

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