01 August 2016, LONDON – Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Kadidja Sinz to the new role of Head of Europe. Sinz will be responsible for leading and directing the specialty and commercial insurance business in Continental Europe. She will report to Matthew Moore, LSM’s Group Chief Underwriting Officer.

Sinz is highly regarded in the European insurance market. She was previously at XL Group / XL Catlin as Country Manager France and Regional Operating Manager Continental Europe. Prior to XL Catlin, Sinz worked in the European operations of ACE, AIG and Chubb.

LSM’s Northern and Southern European regions that write specialty and commercial insurance, led by Wolfgang Weis and Olivier Muraire respectively, will report directly into Sinz. Those writing reinsurance business will continue to report to Dieter Winkel, CUO - Reinsurance

John McCammon, Head of International, is planning to leave the business at the end of 2016. He will remain in charge of the international offices in China, Dubai and Latin America until his departure and will work closely with his team to make sure the right structure is in place for when he leaves.

Matthew Moore commented: “Kadidja joins at an exciting time for Liberty in Europe. We continue to expand and invest across European markets with our unique approach to delivering what our brokers and clients need. Kadidja’s appointment is a reflection of our continued commitment to the region.

“John has made a substantial contribution during the integration of Liberty Specialty Markets and, following that, as Head of International. We thank him for his hard work.”

For further information please contact:

Liberty Specialty Markets
Jo Williams
020 375 80640 / 07810 526029

FWD Consulting
Matthew Longbottom
020 7623 2368 / 07798 758 938