Liberty Specialty Markets hires Pierre-Édouard Fraigneau as new CUO Europe
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, announced the appointment of Pierre-Édouard Fraigneau to the newly-created role of Chief Underwriting Officer Europe. He will report jointly to Kadidja Sinz, Head of Europe and Phil Hobbs, Deputy Managing Director at Liberty Specialty Markets. Pierre-Édouard takes up the role with immediate effect and will be based in Luxembourg.
He will be responsible for managing the performance and governance of lines of business and the underwriting of Liberty’s direct insurance business in continental Europe.
“I am delighted to welcome Pierre-Édouard to Liberty. He brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the table in Europe and most recently across Pan Africa. I look forward to him joining our European team as we grow our footprint in continental Europe. This new role is integral to us delivering our strategic ambitions,” said Kadidja Sinz, Head of Europe at Liberty Specialty Markets.
Pierre-Édouard joins from Sanlam where he held the position of Commercial Lines Director and Member of the Executive Committee, Pan Africa. He has over 17 years of underwriting and leadership experience across many lines of business and complex portfolios. He has worked closely with clients and distribution partners to deliver profitable growth strategies and technical underwriting excellence.
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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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