Liberty Mutual Surety and Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), both members of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group have appointed Stéphane Lizeray as head of surety department, France, effective immediately.
He joins from Zurich’s Paris office and most recently served as senior surety underwriter. Before that, he worked as a credit analyst at Euler Hermes and a risk underwriting manager at Coface.
Richard Deguettes, general manager at Liberty Specialty Markets France, said: “Stéphane Lizeray joins us at a key moment in Liberty’s European development in Surety. Stéphane brings extensive credit risk analysis experience both in Surety and Trade Credit Insurance and he will offer adapted solutions to the local market. Thanks to his expertise and the international presence of the group, we will be able to provide surety solutions for French companies both in France and up to 60 other countries.”
Roland Richter, regional executive and chief operating officer Europe at Liberty Mutual Surety, added: “Stephane will be a tremendous asset to the organisation, helping to further Liberty’s goal of becoming the premier global surety provider.”