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Liberty Specialty adds AXA XL’s Michael Harth to lead German team

21st September 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has announced the appointment of Michael Harth, who will be joining the company in January as Country Manager for Germany.

liberty-specialty-marketsHarth reports to Kadidja Sinz, Head of Central Region and will be based in Cologne.

He will be responsible for leading the German team and delivering strategy and objectives for LSM’s insurance business in the region.

With over 15 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Harth will be joining LSM from AXA XL where he was Head of Broker, Client, Portfolio Solutions & Revenue Synergies Management Europe, and a Member of the Executive and Operational Management Board.

He will take over from Angelika Gasser, current Interim Country Manager who will stay in charge until December 31.


Gasser will work closely with Michael in her role of Deputy General Manager Insurance Germany and her Underwriting Management role.

Commenting on the new appointee, Kadidja Sinz, Head of Central Region, Liberty Specialty Markets said, “We look forward to Michael Harth joining the team in January to drive the growth strategy for LSM as we expand our offering to the German market leveraging our expertise and accessing a broader audience.”

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