Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Global Risk Solutions division, has appointed Alfonso Garcia Larriu General Manager Insurance, Spain.
Based in Madrid, Garcia Larriu will report to Kadidja Sinz, Head of LSM Central Region (Europe and MENA). He will be responsible for leading the team and delivering on the growth targets that LSM has set for its Spanish business and serving the needs of our clients and brokers.
Garcia Larriu is taking over the role from Fernando Lara who has been appointed Head of Client and Distribution for Continental Europe. In this new role, Lara will be responsible for leading the team to deliver LSM’s European distribution strategy.
Lara joined LSM in 2004 and for the past 15 years successfully held the role of General Manager Insurance in Spain.
Prior to joining LSM, Garcia Larriu served at March Risk Solutions, in Spain, where he was CEO. He has almost three decades of experience gained in insurance and reinsurance global markets including Construction and Energy.
Kadidja Sinz, Head of Central Region (Europe and MENA) at LSM, commented: “Alfonso brings a wealth of experience in managing market relationships, people, and budgets. He has an in-depth understanding of the markets in which we operate.”
Sinz added: “Since Fernando joined LSM in 2004 he has been instrumental in creating and developing LSM’s Iberian business. I know that Fernando will bring the same drive and determination to deliver the top results that he has shown throughout his career. This new role is well deserved.”