Liberty Specialty Markets announces new senior hire for LSM Spain

Alfonso Garcia Larriu the new General Manager Insurance, Spain is responsible for delivering on the growth targets for Liberty's Spanish business.
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    09 November 2022
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Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Global Risk Solutions division, today announced the appointment of Alfonso Garcia Larriu to the role of General Manager Insurance, Spain. Garcia Larriu reports to Kadidja Sinz, Head of LSM Central Region (Europe and MENA).  He takes up his new role with immediate effect and is based in Madrid, Spain. 

Garcia Larriu is responsible for leading the team and delivering on the growth targets that LSM has set for its Spanish business and serving the needs of our clients and brokers.  He replaces Fernando Lara who has moved into a new role within LSM taking over as Head of Client and Distribution for Continental Europe.

Lara’s new role has a wide remit across Continental Europe. He is responsible for leading the team to deliver LSM’s European distribution strategy. Lara joined LSM in 2004 and for the past 15 years successfully held the role of General Manager Insurance in Spain.

“Alfonso brings a wealth of experience in managing market relationships, people, and budgets.  He has an in-depth understanding of the markets in which we operate,” said Kadidja Sinz, Head of Central Region (Europe and MENA) at Liberty Specialty Markets.

Sinz continued: “Since Fernando joined LSM in 2004 he has been instrumental in creating and developing LSM’s Iberian business.  I know that Fernando will bring the same drive and determination to deliver the top results that he has shown throughout his career. This new role is well deserved.”

Garcia Larriu joins from March Risk Solutions, in Spain, where he was CEO. He has nearly 30 years of experience gained in insurance and reinsurance global markets including Construction and Energy.  He has a degree in Law from Complutense University of Madrid, Spain and is a Chartered Insurance Broker.

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Lorna Wiltshire 

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Kuba Stawiski

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