Elie Bouchaaya was appointed President, MENA, Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) in February 2019. He is responsible for developing a profitable operation for LSM in the MENA region, building a skilled team, and highlighting opportunities and growth potential for LSM in the region.

Before his appointment as President, Elie was Regional Manager and Senior Vice President at Liberty with the responsibility for building a footprint for Liberty in the UAE when the office opened in 2006.

During his 14 years with Liberty, Elie has established Liberty’s presence in the MENA region and developed a very skilled and highly professional team.

Elie joined Liberty in 2006 from AIG where he was handling a variety of responsibilities, including a general management role in the MENA region, including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Oman.

Elie started his career in 1991 in Cyprus, and has taken on various responsibilities in the insurance sector in the Gulf Region prior to joining AIG in 2001.

He has an MBA from St. Joseph University/Beirut.