Liberty Specialty Markets expands its marine team
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Rachel Watkinson to Head of Underwriting, Marine Transportation and Logistics. She is responsible for managing four classes of business: Marine Hull, Marine Cargo, Marine Liability and Marine War. She reports to Michael Burle.
Alex Becker joins the division as Underwriting Manager, Marine Hull and will report to Rachel, leading the Hull account. They both take up their new roles with immediate effect.
Michael Burle, Head of Marine at Liberty Specialty Markets said: “I’m delighted that Rachel accepted her well-deserved promotion and that Alex has joined our Marine team. In addition to driving the four classes of business, Rachel will be responsible for developing the talent we have in our growing underwriting team. Alex will be responsible for promoting the class of business in the London market, raising its profile and managing a portfolio of blue and brown water vessels and fleets. These new roles give us the opportunity to shape our future through enhanced risk selection and leadership while delivering first class service to clients.”
Prior to her promotion Rachel was a senior actuary at LSM responsible for Marine, Aviation, Property and Energy.
Alex joins from MS Amlin, where he was Senior Underwriter – Marine Hull & War. During his time there he worked in Singapore and was regional Marine Manager in Dubai.
Authored by Liberty Specialty Markets
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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