Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Michael Burle to Head of Marine for Liberty Syndicate. He takes up his new role with immediate effect reporting to Peter Smith, Active Underwriter.
Previously LSM’s Underwriting Manager – War & Terrorism, Fine Art & Specie, Burle replaces Simon Clapham, who has taken on the new role of Head of Underwriting Performance Management across LSM.
Peter Smith said: “Michael is a highly respected specialist in his field. Having developed a range of market-leading products and a very strong team, this promotion is much deserved and will be well-received by the market.”
LSM is a long-standing insurer of Marine business with a global portfolio of risks across a broad section of industry. In addition to cargo, marine hull, marine liability and marine war, the team underwrites terrorism, marine and aviation war, fine art and specie.