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Liberty Specialty Markets promotes Hall to Head of P&C Binders

2nd August 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Kerry Hall to the newly created role of Head of Property and Casualty Binders. Hall’s appointment is effective immediately. Within this new role, she will be responsible for managing LSM’s EIL, Casualty and Property binders portfolios and associated teams within ... Read the full article

LSM promotes Paul Seip to Underwriting Manager, Benelux Fine Art & Specie

2nd August 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Paul Seip from Senior Fine Art Underwriter to Underwriting Manager, Benelux Fine Art & Specie. LSM made the announcement today on LinkedIn congratulating Seip on his promotion, adding that this “reflects the deep technical knowledge and ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets names Laura Burns Head of Client Management

13th July 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group has announced that it has appointed Laura Burns to the newly created role of Head of Client Management, effective immediately. Within this new role, Burns will be responsible for managing client relationships for LSM’s London Market brokers and global products, as ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets names new Head of A&H

6th July 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has appointed Alli MacLean to the newly created role of Head of Accident & Health and Contingency. Within his new role, he will be responsible for further developing LSM’s position within the Accident & Health and Contingency classes. As an experienced veteran within the industry, MacLean has 20 ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets appoints Parul Kaul-Green as chief digital strategy officer

5th July 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has appointed Parul Kaul-Green to the newly created role of chief digital strategy officer, a role that she takes up with immediate effect. She will be responsible for driving the digital strategy for underwriting and developing a long-term roadmap to ensure that LSM is at the forefront ... Read the full article

Pavie joins LSM France as Sales Director

20th June 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the addition of Charles-Henri Pavie as Commercial Director. He will report to the General Manager, LSM France, and will be responsible for managing the Distribution Department. Prior to joining LSM, Pavie worked as a Development Director at the specialist broker ... Read the full article

Liberty Special Markets appoints new head of aviation claims

4th May 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has a new head of aviation claims in Peng Lim. Lim is currently international law firm Kennedys’ Singapore-based global head of aviation, but will relocate to London reporting to Mike Gillett, chief claims officer at LSM. She takes up her new role in November. Chief among Lim’s responsibilities ... Read the full article

LSM appoints new claims manager for open market specialty

24th March 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has appointed Sarah Howell to the newly created role of claims manager – open market specialty. Howell is responsible for managing the marine, aviation, energy, property, and construction claims team, and reports to Gavin Coley, head of specialty claims. She takes up the role with immediate effect ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets reports fall in pre-tax operating income

16th March 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets is reporting that Syndicate 4472 saw its pre-tax operating income fall from £157.1m in 2020 to £89.7m in 2021. No reason was given for the fall, but the Syndicate still achieved a combined operating ratio of 89.4% compared with 98.5% in 2020. Gross written premium was £1.42bn, up ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets launches personalised flood warning initiative

22nd February 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has launched an initiative to help commercial clients understand the real-time danger and impact and flooding. The scheme will see flood-affected commercial clients receive personalised warnings and graphical representations of water levels in their immediate area, allowing them to take action to protect their premises from flood ... Read the full article

LSM names Paul Beattie as Global Head of War and Terrorism

9th February 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Paul Beattie as Global Head of War and Terrorism within its London Specialty Business. Beattie is based in London and takes up the role with immediate effect, whilst continuing with his existing role, Head of Underwriting, Marine Niche Products. This ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty makes promotions within FRS division

7th February 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has promoted two members of its Financial Risk Solutions (FRS) division while expanding its Political Risk team. The company announced that Huw Owen will become FRS chief underwriting officer, with his current role of head of underwriting and London markets being taken up by Sam Wilde. Peter Sprent, ... Read the full article

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

21st September 2021

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

WTW and LSM align capacity to support Climate Transition Pathway

3rd September 2021

Willis Towers Watson has announced that Liberty Specialty Markets has aligned capacity to support the Climate Transition Pathway (CTP) solution. The CTP is an accreditation framework that provides insurance companies and financial institutions with a consistent approach to identifying businesses with robust low carbon transition plans aligned to the Paris Agreement. This ... Read the full article

LSM names Denise Delaney as Head of Responsible Business

4th August 2021

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Denise Delaney as Head of Responsible Business. Delaney is based in London reporting to LSM’s Group General Counsel, Nigel Davenport and the global LSM Executive. In her new role, she will develop LSM’s responsible business strategy and deliver its business ... Read the full article