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LSM hires François Barriol as senior terrorism underwriter

  • Publish Date: Posted over 1 year ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group has appointed François Barriol as senior underwriter terrorism and political violence for France, effectively immediately.

In his new role, he will be responsible for underwriting terrorism and political violence risks and developing the portfolio for France. He will report to Joanna Hitchcock, head of war and terrorism – continental Europe and Richard Deguettes, managing director of LSM France.

Prior to joining LSM, Barriol launched the political violence and terrorism underwriting lines for Hiscox in France and French-speaking Africa before joining the Crisis Management underwriting team in 2020.

Hitchcockcommented: I am extremely pleased to have François join the European Terrorism team. His extensive knowledge and experience of the French market offers a wealth of opportunity for Liberty. With his skill set, we plan to develop our product range to become more relevant to our French clients and brokers.”