Liberty Mutual Insurance (LMI), the commercial lines division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe, has named Anthony Martella as the new senior vice president and chief actuary of its Commercial Markets strategic business unit.

Martella, in his new role will manage the actuarial function for the business unit that distributes a range of property and casualty insurance products and service to middle market and national accounts through brokers and agents.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Commercial Markets President Christopher Peirce said Martella will play a key role in helping Commercial Markets improve profitability by leading a team that provides underwriting support, analytics, reserving, large account pricing and information management.

Martella served as chief actuary for The Navigators Group prior to joining Liberty Mutual, and also held several senior actuarial positions at Selective Insurance and Reliance Insurance.

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.