CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HDI Global Insurance Company (HDI Global USA) has announced the appointment of David Sapia as Director of Liability Underwriting. In this new role, Sapia will be responsible for the profitability, growth, and overall strategic direction of HDI’s US Casualty business. He will report to Jim Clark, Chief Executive Officer, HDI Global USA.
“David’s long standing track record of performance and leadership across multiple insurance lines, including commercial excess and surplus lines, made him the ideal candidate to lead our US Casualty business,” Clark said. “We welcome David to HDI and as part of our leadership team. I am confident that under his watch, the book and team will continue to experience great results and growth in the years to come.”
With more than 30 years of underwriting and field management experience, Sapia joins HDI from Axis Capital, where he was Vice President, Excess casualty underwriter for the West Region. Prior to Axis, he held various underwriting and management roles at Guy Carpenter, RSA Insurance Group, Reliance National Insurance Company, and CalComp – Business Insurance Group.
Sapia obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Finance and Master's in Business Administration from the University of Denver. Additionally, he is formerly a member of the United States Marine Corps.
About HDI Global SE (HDI)
HDI Global SE is a leading international industrial lines insurer and member of the Talanx Group. With over 3,000 employees worldwide, HDI is active in more than 150 countries through subsidiaries and network partners. In the United States, HDI operates through its subsidiaries, HDI Global Insurance Company, a commercial property and casualty insurer headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and licensed in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands; and HDI Specialty Insurance Company, an Illinois domestic surplus lines insurer also authorized to write business nationwide.
HDI Global SE, HDI Global Insurance Company and HDI Specialty hold Financial Strength Ratings of A (Excellent), from A.M. Best.