Liberty Mutual Surety and Liberty Specialty Markets, both subsidiaries of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, have named Stéphane Lizeray as head of surety department, France with immediate effect.
Lizeray joins from Zurich’s Paris office having most recently served as senior surety underwriter.
Prior to that, he worked as a credit analyst at Euler Hermes and Risk Underwriting Manager at Coface.
“Stéphane Lizeray joins us at a key moment in Liberty’s European development in Surety,” commented Richard Deguettes, general manager at Liberty Specialty Markets France.
“Stéphane brings extensive credit risk analysis experience both in Surety and Trade Credit Insurance and he will offer adapted solutions to the local market.
“Thanks to his expertise and the international presence of the group, we will be able to provide surety solutions for French companies both in France and up to 60 other countries.”
Roland Richter, Regional Executive and Chief Operating Officer Europe at Liberty Mutual Surety, added, “Stephane will be a tremendous asset to the organisation, helping to further Liberty’s goal of becoming the premier global surety provider.”