Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, is to underwrite and service more business from the Nordic regions through its office in the Netherlands.
As part of the strategic change, Rob Groenen, formerly general manager for the Netherlands, is promoted to the newly created role of head of Benelux and Nordics.
Kadidja Sinz, Liberty Specialty Market’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.”
Rob joined Liberty Specialty Markets from Zurich Financial Services in 2009 as professional indemnity underwriting manager for continental Europe.