HDI Global Specialty has appointed Dylan Jones to the role of Head of Aviation, Australia and New Zealand.
Dylan, who has over 20 years’ experience in the aviation sector has been promoted from his role as Senior Underwriter – Aviation at HDI Global Specialty SE - Australia. Dylan’s previous roles include Aviation Senior Underwriter at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Senior Broker, Aviation Insurance Brokers Australia. He also holds a commercial pilots license.
The promotion follows the move by former head of aviation Jamie Bowes’ to head up the group’s General Aviation centre of competence in Stockholm.
Dylan commented: “I am looking forward to working with and growing our aviation team and building on the success we have enjoyed since the business was established in 2019. Having been part of building very strong foundations, I am excited about now having the opportunity of being able to drive forward and further develop our strategy for profitable growth.”
Mark Fleiser, Head of Australian Branch, HDI Global Specialty SE added: “I would like to extend a big thank you to Jamie for his contribution in establishing our aviation book and whilst it is sad to see him move on, I am delighted that our policy of building strong teams means we are able to internally promote someone of the calibre of Dylan to the leadership role. Dylan is well equipped to take on the task of leading further expansion of our general aviation activities in the region off the back of an already well-established operation.“