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140+ Countries covered


1000+ Partner brokers around the globe


130+ Active global insurance programs

About us

At DDW Group, we have been putting clients first for over 80 years. We combine our vast experience in commercial insurance, employee benefits and pensions with strong, traditional values.

From our headquarters in the Netherlands, we provide a highly professional, first-class service to clients around the world. We work with our partner brokers to ensure we have your domestic and international needs covered.

Open, transparent and straightforward, we treat every client as an individual, to make sure we find the right solution for you.

As a long-established family business, we are proud of our independence. With no commercial ties to any insurer or bank. Our loyalty is towards you.

Our heritage


Firm established by Wim van Erven Dorens and Rein de Waal, former teammates in the Dutch Olympic hockey team


DDW Group expands its domestic and international business to become one of the world’s leading commercial insurance brokers


Rein’s son, Alexander de Waal, becomes CEO


Fabrice de Waal, son of Alexander, becomes CEO


DDW Group celebrates its 80th anniversary

A note from our CEO

Fabrice de Waal

"As the third generation CEO of DDW Group, I like to take this opportunity to share why I believe in our firms mission to provide unparalleled client service through the following core principles.

Our clients always come first. We have a skilled and experienced team that works towards building strong relationships and provides our clients continuity of service over the years. We offer the highest level of integrity by providing full transparency of the insurance process. We are known to be flexible in responding to the ever changing needs of our clients, especially in today's global marketplace.

We have a longstanding reputation for service excellence in the Netherlands and abroad. I am proud of our heritage and remain committed towards advancing these core principles for the future generations of DDW Group and our clients."