Liberty Mutual Re opens new office in Singapore and appoints Annie Leong
Liberty Mutual Re (LM Re), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the opening of a new office in Singapore and the appointment of Annie Leong as the Regional Underwriting Manager for LM Re in Asia Pacific.
Dieter Winkel, President of Liberty Mutual Re commented: “As LM Re continues to build out its global underwriting platform, we have taken the decision to establish a formal presence in Singapore to better serve and support our broker partners and clients across Asia Pacific and focus on developing emerging market opportunities across the region.”
“For many years, we have participated in this market as a treaty reinsurer of Property, Casualty and Specialty lines. The portfolio has been driven by the underwriting teams in our existing offices and platforms across the UK and Europe. This is the right time to establish ourselves locally in the region and I am looking forward to working with Annie who brings a wealth of experience in Property, Specialty and Casualty treaty reinsurance lines across Asia Pacific.”
Annie joins LM Re with immediate effect and will report locally into Matthew Jackson, Senior Vice President & Asia Leader and Peter Smith, Executive Underwriting Officer at Liberty Specialty Markets in London. Annie will focus on building the franchise locally and be central to Liberty’s Asia Pacific portfolio as a whole. LM Re will be operating with a full treaty reinsurance license as part of the LSM Asia Pacific office in Singapore and will have local underwriting authority.
Annie was previously at Aspen Re where she was a Senior Underwriter focusing on Specialty Lines for the Asia Pacific region. Prior to that she worked for Kiln in Singapore.
Authored by Liberty
Liberty Specialty Markets offers specialty and commercial insurance and reinsurance products across key UK, European, Middle East, US and other international locations. We provide brokers and insureds with a broad range of products through both the Company and Lloyd’s markets and have over 1,700 staff in approximately 65 offices. Liberty Specialty Markets was established in September 2013 bringing together Liberty’s company, syndicate and reinsurance operations into one combined operation, composed of three business units: Commercial, Specialty, and Reinsurance (Liberty Mutual Re). This integrated approach means brokers and clients can benefit from our global reach and operating efficiencies.
Liberty Specialty Markets is part of global insurer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, a diversified global insurer, formed in 1912 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Liberty Mutual is the 5th largest global insurer based on 2017 gross written premium, with over 50,000 employees in 30 countries and economies around the world. Our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. The promise we make to our customers throughout the world is to provide protection for the unexpected, delivered with care. We achieve this by offering a full range of personal, commercial, and specialty Property & Casualty insurance coverages. Our customers’ trust has earned us the 68th spot on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S., based on 2017 revenue.
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