February 11, 2020
HDI Global Specialty SE have announced the promotion of Frida Kangasniemi to head of airline, replacing Thomas Broms who retired at the end of 2019.
Based in Stockholm, Kangasniemi and her team will be responsible for underwriting the worldwide airline portfolio of HDI Global Specialty.
Kangasniemi has 16 years’ experience working in the aviation market. She joined HDI Global Specialty (previously Inter Hannover) from Willis Aerospace in 2009.
Mats Westerborn, managing director for HDI Global Specialty SE Scandinavian Branch, the main hub for aviation in the group, said: “International Airline Insurance is the largest portfolio within HDI Global Specialty’s aviation business. We have been writing this out of Stockholm since 1970, thus celebrating our 50th anniversary this year,”
“I am confident and pleased that we can build on the legacy of Thomas Broms’ long and successful career and pass the responsibility for this important portfolio to Frida’s capable hands.”