Liberty Specialty Markets appoints Head of Digital Strategy for Continental Europe
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Faulkner is responsible for driving digital strategy for underwriting in Europe in line with LSM’s long-term roadmap to deliver digital evolution across global markets.
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, announced the appointment of Carl Faulkner to the newly-created role of Head of Digital Strategy for Continental Europe. Faulkner reports to Kadidja Sinz, Head of LSM Europe and Parul Kaul-Green, Chief Digital Strategy Officer, LSM. He is based in Paris and takes up the role with immediate effect.
The role is part of LSM’s recently established Digital Strategy function, which leads the global digital strategy for distribution, underwriting and digital products. Faulkner is responsible for driving digital strategy for underwriting in Europe in line with LSM’s long-term roadmap to deliver digital evolution across global markets. Based in Europe, Faulkner will be working to ensure LSM is serving its brokers and partners with outstanding digital customer journeys and solutions.
“We are thrilled to bring Carl on board to drive our digital strategy. His extensive experience in European markets will help to support LSM’s position as a digital market leader. We look forward to working together to continue servicing our brokers and partners with innovative technology solutions.” said Kadidja Sinz, Head of LSM Europe.
Parul Kaul-Green, Chief Digital Strategy Officer added: “We’re delighted to welcome Carl to LSM at this exciting time in our digital transformation. LSM is well-positioned in the market to deliver forward-thinking solutions and his wealth of experience will be a major asset.”
Faulkner joins LSM from BNP Paribas where he was Head of Digital for five years. During his career there, he held the roles of Distribution and Transformation Director in Japan and Head of Global Insurance E-Business in Paris. He has significant experience in the European insurance market, having led Chubb’s E-Commerce sales and distribution across 20 EMEA countries.
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.