Boston, MA - July 31, 2013 – Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Commercial Insurance strategic business unit has appointed Executive Vice President Julie Burnett to head Distribution for the company’s Business Insurance operation. In addition to this appointment, Ms. Burnett will continue to lead the company’s Small Commercial strategy and execution, also within the Business Insurance operation.
As General Manager for Distribution, Ms. Burnett and her Boston-based team develop and implement field strategies for sales, compensation, and training support to approximately 9,500 independent agency storefronts served by more than 200 field personnel across eight regions country-wide.
“Julie’s new dual role reflects our company’s push for profitable growth and greater market share in the small commercial arena,” said Mike Hughes, </strong>president, Business Insurance. “Her expertise and leadership reinforces our commitment to provide the superior products, services and efficiencies tailored to our agents’ needs so that we are the carrier that best helps them be successful.”
Ms. Burnett’s insurance career spans more than 25 years and includes numerous executive capacities, including Field Sales and Operations. Prior to her current roles, she was President and Chief Executive Officer for Liberty Mutual’s northwest regional operation.
About Liberty Mutual Insurance
"Helping people live safer, more secure lives" since 1912, Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified global insurer and the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2012 direct premiums written as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
Liberty Mutual Insurance also ranks 81st on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2012 revenue. As of December 31, 2012, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $120.1 billion in consolidated assets, $101.5 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $36.9 billion in annual consolidated revenue.
Liberty Mutual Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, workers compensation, property, commercial automobile, general liability, global specialty, group disability, reinsurance and surety. Liberty Mutual Insurance (www.libertymutualinsurance.com) employs over 50,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.