Liberty Specialty Markets France appoints Olivier Reiz as General Manager


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Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, announced the appointment of Olivier Reiz to the role of General Manager Insurance, France. Reiz reports to Kadidja Sinz, President of Europe & MENA for LSM. He is based in Paris and takes up the role with immediate effect. 

Reiz is responsible for leading the LSM team in France, delivering excellent service standards and driving growth for LSM’s insurance business in the region. He has 25 years of experience in the European insurance market and has held roles in sales, distribution, marketing, and actuarial.

“We are delighted to welcome Olivier to our French team. His wide-ranging experience in the European insurance market will help us to provide excellent service to our clients and brokers and further strengthen our ability to deliver our growth targets,” said Kadidja Sinz, President of Europe & MENA for LSM. “We are determined to fortify our position as a leading provider of specialty insurance products in France. Olivier’s expertise will help us achieve just that.”

Olivier Reiz, General Manager Insurance, France commented: “This is an exciting time to join the LSM team in Paris. I look forward to building out our well-regarded business in France and further developing our insurance solutions. LSM has an ambitious growth plan in Europe and our business in France will play an important part.”

Reiz joins LSM from Chubb, where he was Director of Strategic Growth for continental 


About 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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