Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Guillaume de Lestang as Senior Underwriter for Financial Lines in its Zurich office, a new role for LSM.

Mr. de Lestang has 15 years’ industry experience including 10 years as a broker, most recently at Aon in Geneva. Prior to this, he spent five years as an underwriter in the Paris and Zurich offices of a major insurer.

Reporting to Felix Böni, Zurich Branch Manager, Mr. de Lestang will focus primarily on Switzerland’s French-speaking regions. He will oversee underwriting and product development for directors and officers liability, professional liability, crime, kidnap and ransom and cyber risks.

John McCammon, LSM’s Head of International Network Offices commented: “The creation of this new role is part of our drive to extend our offering across the Swiss region. Guillaume brings to the team an impressive amount of market experience. His main focus will be to strengthen our presence and to further develop our financial lines book.”

“Working alongside our existing Zurich team, his arrival marks a real enhancement to our underwriting capability in Switzerland”.

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About Liberty Specialty Markets

Liberty Specialty Markets is the trading name for the combined operation of Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited, Liberty Managing Agency Limited and Liberty Mutual Reinsurance. It has over 900 employees in 25 offices throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Liberty Specialty Markets is part of global insurer Liberty Mutual Insurance Group.

About Liberty Mutual Insurance Group

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group helps preserve and protect the things people earn and own and build and cherish. Keeping this promise means we are there when our policyholders throughout the world need us most.

In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, Mass., today Liberty Mutual Insurance Group is a diversified insurer with operations in 30 countries around the world. The company is the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2013 direct premium written as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group is ranked 76th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2013 revenue. As of December 31, 2013, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group had $121.2 billion in consolidated assets, $102.2 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $38.5 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

Liberty employs more than 50,000 people in approximately 900 offices throughout the world, and we offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, accident & health, commercial automobile, general liability, property, surety, workers compensation, group disability, group life, specialty lines, reinsurance, individual life and annuity products.

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