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.

For further information please contact:

Luther Pendragon
Adrian Beeby
020 761 89100 / 07879 403564

Liberty Specialty Markets
Lorna Wiltshire
07483 073 244