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LSM hires casualty leader in Italy

  • Publish Date: Posted over 5 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has entered the casualty market in Italy for the first time, hiring Paolo Pitton to lead the initiative.

Pitton has 18 years’ experience in the insurance sector, beginning his career with Lloyd’s broker WBA in 2000.

Based in Milan, Pitton joins LSM from Chubb Europe, where he served as deputy casualty manager. Before Chubb he also held various senior roles at the likes of; RSA, AIG Europe, Chartis, and QBE.

“Since we launched in Italy in 2012, we’ve been steadily growing our presence, now reaching 35 people in our Milan office,” said Antonio Sacchi, LSM’s general manager for Italy.

He continued: “We’re now adding a local underwriting capability in casualty, which is of real strategic importance to our clients, allowing us to offer a broader range of solutions in the Italian market,”

“Paolo has a tremendous track record. He’s highly experienced with a strong knowledge of the market. He’s also very well-known in our market.”