Liberty appoints head of casualty from AIG

30-year London market veteran jumps ship as firm charts growth of its commercial division

Liberty appoints head of casualty from AIG

Insurance News

By Louie Bacani

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has recruited industry veteran Stuart Sutherland, the former head of casualty for the UK at AIG.
Sutherland will take up the same role at LSM in July, leading the casualty product line. He will be based in the insurer’s London headquarters, reporting to Alan Telford, chief underwriting officer – commercial.

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“Stuart brings a powerful combination of excellent technical underwriting skills, significant market-facing experience and strong leadership,” Telford said.
“Having written a successful casualty book, he is uniquely placed to drive our business forward, growing a market-leading position for Liberty,” he added.
Telford said LSM’s casualty book is an “integral” part of the insurer’s plans to grow and develop its commercial division.

In his previous role, Sutherland led a team of 120 people at AIG. A 30-year veteran in the London insurance market, he also previously worked for XL Catlin as UK regional casualty manager.

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