The Liberty Mutual Insurance Board of Directors today elected David H. Long, 52, Chairman of Liberty Mutual Insurance, effective June 28, 2013. Mr. Long, who is currently the company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will succeed Edmund F. (Ted) Kelly, 67, who is retiring as Chairman and Director at the end of June.
Mr. Long has served in various leadership positions at Liberty Mutual over his 28-year career with the company. He became President in 2010 and Chief Executive Officer in 2011.
"All of us at Liberty Mutual Insurance owe Ted Kelly a tremendous debt of gratitude for his leadership and vision in transforming Liberty Mutual Insurance into the fifth largest global property and casualty insurer," said Mr. Long. "On behalf of our 50,000 employees worldwide, I wish Ted and his family the very best in the years ahead."