Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, is looking to expand its reach in the Nordic region, allowing it to underwrite and service more business through its office in the Netherlands.
As part of the strategic change, former general manager for the Netherlands, Rob Groenen has been promoted to the newly created role of head of Benelux and Nordics.
Groenen joined LSM from Zurich Financial Services in 2009 as professional indemnity underwriting manager for Continental Europe.
Kadidja Sinz, LSM’s head of Europe said: “The Benelux and Nordic regions offer us many opportunities to write key lines that can be serviced by our growing team in the Netherlands,”
“This expansion will contribute significantly to our growth plans and our overall European portfolio.
“I am very pleased to promote Rob, who has been with Liberty for almost 10 years. The successful development of this market for Liberty is a reflection of Rob’s excellent business development, underwriting and delivery skills.”