A division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Liberty Specialty Markets has announced the promotion of Emmanuel Silvestre to Deputy General Manager of its French business.
Silvestre will be based in Paris and will report to General Manager for France, Richard Deguettes. He will also retain his responsibilities as Continental Europe Underwriting Manager for Financial Lines.
He joined the firm in 2004 when Liberty Specialty Markets opened its Paris branch, and developed all business lines related to the financial risks department, including directors officers, crime, cyber, and kidnap and ransom.
Liberty says that the role is dedicated to non-financial lines institutions, and is supportive of its European growth plan. At the same time, Liberty states that it promotes the development of new solutions with dedicated services, and also the firm’s presence in Continental Europe.
Deguettes, commented: “Financial Lines have spearheaded our development in France and enabled us to achieve a level of expertise and experience welcomed by our brokers and clients.
“Emmanuel’s promotion strengthens our senior management team at a key moment in our growth. Our product innovation capabilities and constant search for the best possible quality of service will allow us to improve customer satisfaction across all product lines.”