Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) News

Liberty Specialty Names Rieger Head of Casualty Germany, Succeeding Offenhau

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Rainer Rieger as head of Casualty Germany. Rieger, who has worked with the company since 2015, is replacing Detlef Offenhau who recently retired from the role. “Rainer’s experience …

Hiscox’s Rubin Joins Liberty Specialty Markets as Head of Terrorism Underwriting

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has appointed Jennifer Rubin to a newly-created role as senior underwriting executive and head of Terrorism Underwriting in North America. Rubin was formerly senior vice president, head of Property and Terrorism at Hiscox USA, and has …

Liberty Specialty Markets Promotes Montoya to President of U.S., Bermuda and LatAm

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) announced the appointment of Alexander Montoya as president of U.S., Bermuda and LatAm, effective immediately. LSM also announced Wilhelm Schaugg has joined Montoya’s team. Wilhelm Schaugg, joins LSM as head of Strategy – U.S., Bermuda and …

Liberty Specialty Markets Taps Brodu from AIG as Head of Financial Lines, France

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, announced the appointment of Antoine Brodu as head of Financial Lines, France, with immediate effect. Brodu joins LSM from AIG France, where he spent 13 years, most recently as client …

Liberty Specialty Markets Promotes Garside to Head of Bermuda Property

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Nicholas Garside to the role of head of Bermuda Property. Reporting to Steve Horton, president, Liberty Specialty Markets Bermuda, Garside takes up his new role on Sept. 1 …

Liberty Specialty Markets Adds Goodliffe in Chicago as Sr. Underwriting Officer

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has appointed James Goodliffe to the role of senior underwriting officer within its Financial Risk Solutions (FRS) Multi-Buyer Trade Credit practice. He is based in Chicago. Goodliffe will be responsible for …

Liberty Specialty Forms Cyber Centre of Excellence; Rigby Named Chief Cyber Officer

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Jon Rigby to the newly created role of chief cyber officer. He will report to Peter Smith, executive underwriting officer. Rigby will be based in London and takes …

Pool Re Buys Non-Damage BI Retro Cover in Program Led by Liberty Specialty

Pool Re, Britain’s terrorism reinsurer, announced the placement of its new retrocession program covering non-damage business interruption (NDBI) losses. The program incepted on July 5. The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2018, which was signed in February 2019, allows Pool …

Chubb, Hiscox, Tokio, Other Lloyd’s Underwriters Form Innovation Facility to Insure Emerging Risks

A group of Lloyd’s underwriters has launched a new facility with £53 million ($67.5 million) of capacity that is designed to speed up re/insurance product development for new and emerging risks. The Product Innovation Facility is led by senior underwriters …

Liberty Specialty Markets Taps Kunzer to Lead New Trade Credit Product Line

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, appointed Paul Kunzer to the role of head of Trade Credit Multi-Buyer and Excess of Loss (XOL). Based in Chicago, Kunzer will lead the development of LSM’s new Trade Credit offering …