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LSM announces two U.S. & LatAm leadership changes

11th March 2021

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Manuel Moreno as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), US and Latin America, and Heath Merrill as Chief Operating Officer, US and Latin America. The appointments are effective immediately ... Read the full article

LSM hires Marleen Lemmens as European COO

4th March 2021

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Marleen Lemmens to the newly created role of European Chief Operating Officer (COO). Lemmens will be based in The Netherlands and report to Kadidja Sinz, Head of Europe and Kirk Maddern, Chief Operating Officer, LSM. She takes up the role ... Read the full article

WTW, Liberty Specialty launch reputational crisis insurance solution

22nd February 2021

Re/insurance broker Willis Towers Watson has launched a solution designed to enable organisations to transfer the financial risk associated with certain types of reputational crises. The broker’s Reputational Crisis Insurance also provides access to a range of non-insurance capabilities, including AI-powered data analysis. The solution has been developed through a partnership with ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty hires new Head of Financial and Professional Lines

9th February 2021

Liberty Specialty Markets, a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Terry FitzGerald to the newly created role of Divisional Head of Financial and Professional Lines. Fitzgerald will report to Chief Underwriting Officer, Melanie O’Neill who has recently been promoted. He has strategic oversight of the London business which covers financial ... Read the full article

Liberty (LSM) launches terrorism coverage for SME sector in Germany

20th January 2021

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the launch of a new terrorism insurance coverage designed specifically for the SME sector in Germany. LSM entered the marketplace in 2018 as part of its strategy to extend its reach in Europe, and since then, business written ... Read the full article

Liberty (LSM) names Lesley Harding as Global Head of Energy

14th January 2021

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has unveiled Lesley Harding as its new Global Head of Energy, effective immediately. Based in the company's London office, Harding reports to Michael Gosselin, Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), Specialty. In her new role, she takes on responsibility for the firm's global ... Read the full article

LSM promotes Aslam Rafique to new downstream energy role

2nd December 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Shazia Aslam Rafique to the newly created role of Regional Product Line Manager – Downstream Energy for London, Europe and Dubai. She reports to Michael Gosselin, Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty in her London and Europe role ... Read the full article

LSM promotes Ronald Bolaños to president of US, LatAm

22nd October 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets has announced the promotion of Ronald Bolaños to President, US & Latin America. The role encompasses specialty insurance and facultative reinsurance and will see Bolaños overseeing the growth of LSM’s footprint across the region. He has 20 years’ experience in the re/insurance industry, having joined Liberty in 2012. Previously, he ... Read the full article

LSM adds Mandy Macqueen as Chief Digital Transformation Officer

20th October 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets has appointed Mandy Macqueen to the newly created role of Chief Digital Transformation Officer. Mandy brings many years’ experience in major IT and change roles, both in-house and as a consultant. These include managing large IT departments in financial services, including legal and compliance and retail and corporate banking. Macqueen joins ... Read the full article

LSM names Underwriting Manager for Affinity & Program Business

16th October 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Valérie Baucher to the newly created role of Underwriting Manager Affinity and Program Business for Europe. Baucher will be responsible for the underwriting performance and governance in LSM’s new Affinity and Program Business (A&PB) model and ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets adds Pierre-Édouard Fraigneau as CUO for Europe

1st September 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Pierre-Édouard Fraigneau to the newly-created role of Chief Underwriting Officer, Europe. Fraigneau joins from Sanlam where he held the position of Commercial Lines Director and Member of the Executive Committee, Pan Africa. He has over 17 years of underwriting and leadership ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets adds two underwriters to Casualty team

25th August 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the appointments of Jonathan Powell and David Bramall as underwriters within its Casualty team, effective immediately. Powell joins LSM as Senior Underwriter for the US book of business, and will report to Phil Stephenson, Senior Underwriter, Excess Casualty. He ... Read the full article

LSM promotes Rainer Rieger to Head of Casualty, Germany

16th July 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Rainer Rieger to the role of Head of Casualty Germany. Rieger has worked with the company since 2015 and is replacing Detlef Offenhau, who recently retired from the role. Commenting on the appointment, Ronan Gerety, General Manager of LSM Germany ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets promotes O’Neill to CUO, Commercial

10th July 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets, a division of insurer and reinsurer Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Melanie O'Neill to Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of its Commercial arm. O'Neill previously served as Head of Professional Lines at the company and takes up her new role with immediate effect. She takes over as CUO of ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty reshuffles claims team

11th May 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Gavin Coley to London Head of Specialty Claims, reporting to Mike Gillett, Chief Claims Officer, LSM. Kevin Miller has joined as the Energy, Property and Construction Technical Claims Lead reporting into Gavin Coley. Both roles are based in London and ... Read the full article

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