Liberty Mutual appoints new CUOs


Liberty Mutual, which has a substantial presence on Bermuda, has appointed Jon Tellekamp as chief underwriting officer (CUO) for national insurance – excess casualty, and Doug Manwaring as CUO of national insurance – public entities and programmes.

According to the company Tellekamp will be responsible for driving profitable growth in the retail admitted excess casualty space. He joined Liberty Mutual in 2005 as a senior underwriter and has held roles of increasing responsibility in the energy and excess casualty practices, most recently as vice president, national insurance excess casualty.

Manwaring will focus on growing and expanding the practice. He leads a team of underwriting professionals helping better manage the complex risks facing K-12 school systems, government operations and higher education, through flexible solutions and industry-leading services. He joined Liberty Mutual in 2007 and has held a variety of underwriting management positions. Most recently, he was chief underwriting officer of excess casualty and programmes.

Both the executives will report to David Perez, executive vice president and general manager, national insurance specialty.

"We have dedicated industry and product teams that have been adding value to our brokers and customers for over 20 years by helping them better meet the complex needs of businesses that require a specialised focus on underwriting and services," said Perez. "Each team blends effective coverages with superior risk engineering that prevents the accidents that spark claims, and claims management that produces the best possible outcomes."

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Bermuda Re