Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has announced that James Goodliffe has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Solutions (FRS) Multi-Buyer Trade Credit practice as Senior Underwriting Officer.
In his new role, Goodliffe will be responsible for credit and transaction underwriting, portfolio and client relationship management, negotiation and product development.
He reports to Head of Multi-Buyer Trade Credit in North America, Paul Kunzer and will be based in the firm’s Chicago office.
Kunzer commented: “We are delighted to have James join the team in North America. James is a seasoned risk management leader who excels in structuring credit risk mitigation solutions for small and large corporations, multinationals and financial institutions, working hand-in-hand with their brokers to meet clients’ needs.”
Goodliffe brings 18 years of experience in the credit insurance industry to LSM, having previously worked for AIG, Export Development Canada, and Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
Peter Sprent, Head of LSM’s Financial Risk Solutions global product line, commented: “I am delighted that someone of James’ experience and calibre is joining our team to help Paul build out this new business.”