Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Terry FitzGerald to the newly created role of divisional head of financial and professional lines (FinPro), effective immediately.
Based in London he reports to Melanie O’Neill, chief underwriting officer (CUO), Commercial. This new FinPro role was created following Melanie’s promotion to CUO last year.
In his new position, he has strategic oversight of the London FinPro book of business which covers financial institutions, directors & officers, professional indemnity and strategic assets cover, and includes business written in Bristol, Manchester and Dublin.
He will work closely with his team of underwriting managers and the commercial CUO to further develop the FinPro books of business to build the firm's current market position.
Fitzgerald brings over two decades of (re)insurance experience and joins LSM from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, where he was head of D&O & Financial Institutions UK.
Melanie O’Neill, CUO commercial at Liberty Specialty Markets said: “I am delighted to welcome Terry to the team. He brings a wealth of experience and his strengths of portfolio management, people management, formulating and executing strategies are pivotal to the success of this newly created role.”