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Liberty International Underwriters Appoints Peter A. Clauson as Senior Vice President of LIU Excess Casualty

Posted on 10 Jun 13 by Annie George

Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), part of the Global Specialty division of Liberty Mutual Insurance, today announced the appointment of Peter A. Clauson as senior vice president of LIU Excess Casualty and Umbrella in the U.S. and Latin America.

Mr. Clauson will be responsible for the strategic direction and underwriting performance of LIU’s Excess Casualty and Umbrella business and will report directly to David Cohen, president of LIU U.S. and Latin America.  Mr. Clauson will be based in LIU’s New York office.

“Excess Casualty and Umbrella serve as a pillar of LIU’s casualty business. Peter’s deep casualty background and extensive experience in excess liability will help us take advantage of new opportunities in a growing marketplace,” said Mr. Cohen.

With a career spanning 35 years, Mr. Clauson has diverse experience in commercial insurance management roles.

“I am very excited to be part of LIU’s well-established Excess Casualty business with such a strong management and underwriting team,” said Mr. Clauson.  “Since 1999, LIU has been a recognized leader in the excess casualty market and I look forward to helping them further develop and diversify their business in the U.S. and Latin America.”

LIU Excess Casualty and Umbrella has a broad appetite for business, offering Excess Casualty capacity up to $50 million.

Brokers and agents can contact Mr. Clauson directly at 212-208-2891 or