Boston-based Liberty Mutual has announced that Kevin H. Kelley, Vice Chairman, Global Risk Strategies will retire at the end of 2019. Mr. Kelley is the former Chief Executive Officer of Ironshore, Inc., which was acquired by Liberty Mutual. He joined Liberty Mutual upon the completion of the merger in 2017.
“Kevin has a long and distinguished career in the U.S. insurance industry,” said Liberty Mutual Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Long. “His leadership, innovative thinking and market expertise has had significant impact to our business.”
Under Mr. Kelley’s leadership, Ironshore grew from its start-up beginnings into a global excess and surplus specialty lines insurance company. He also played a vital role in expanding the company’s international and U.S. presence with a network of offices offering diverse, specialty insurance coverages throughout its global platform.
Prior to joining Ironshore, Kelley served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lexington Insurance Company from 1997 – 2008. Kelley was also Executive Vice President of AIG Property Casualty Group, President of AIG Domestic Personal Lines, Director of C.V. Starr & Company and Starr International Companies. He has been recognized for his dedication to community service for a range of state and area organizations and educational institutions.
“Liberty Mutual is a strong, long-standing institution. I enjoyed my experience working with David, his team and the many talented people I came to know and appreciate,” said Kelley.