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Liberty appoints Lewis Edwards to develop UK and International coverholder business

By Tim Knight September 14, 2018

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14 September 2018, LONDON – Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Lewis Edwards as Head of Underwriting, Delegated Authority for Specialty lines, reporting to Mike Gosselin, CUO Specialty.

Lewis joins the business on 17 September from Allianz and will focus on developing and implementing the underwriting strategy for large, multiline binders, mainly in property, casualty, environmental, personal accident (PA) and contingency.

Commenting on the appointment, Mike Gosselin said: “We’ve created this new role to develop our specialty coverholder business both in the UK and internationally. As the market evolves, providing the full breadth of our products to our coverholders presents an increasingly important platform within our underwriting model of the future. We believe we have a real opportunity to build a market-leading brand and reputation in this sector.”

Lewis was at Allianz for nearly nine years, most recently as the Head of Portfolio Solutions in the Global Corporate and Specialty division. He has significant experience in leading major facilities, programs and schemes across all lines and territories. Prior to this he was Head of Broker Management and has held underwriting and governance roles in Allianz, AIG and Heath Lambert.

For further information please contact:

Liberty Specialty Markets
Tim Knight
020 375 81662

Luther Pendragon
Adrian Beeby
020 761 89100 / 07879 403564


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