Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Terry FitzGerald to the role of divisional head of Financial and Professional Lines (FinPro).
In his new role, FitzGerald will report to Melanie O’Neill, chief underwriting officer (CUO), Commercial. This new FinPro role was created following O’Neill’s promotion to CUO last year.
FitGerald, who joins with immediate effect, will be based at LSM’s London office and work closely with his team of Underwriting Managers and the Commercial CUO to further develop the FinPro books of business to build LSM’s market position.
FitzGerald brings with him a “strategic oversight” of the London FinPro book of business which covers financial institutions, directors and officers, professional indemnity and strategic assets cover, and includes business written in Bristol, Manchester and Dublin.
He joins from Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty, where he was head of D&O and Financial Institutions – UK and was responsible for a portfolio of over €50m (£44m) GWP. He has over 20 years’ insurance and reinsurance experience.
Melanie O’Neill, CUO Commercial at Liberty Specialty Markets said: “I am delighted to welcome Terry to the team.
“He brings a wealth of experience and his strengths of portfolio management, people management, formulating and executing strategies are pivotal to the success of this newly created role.”