Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), the specialty lines division of Liberty Mutual Group, has appointed three new underwriting professionals to expand its excess casualty, specialty casualty and construction offerings.

The company said that it has appointed Beth Bousquet as vice president of excess casualty at its Atlanta operations. Gail Dennis, CPCU, RPLU, has been appointed as assistant vice president for accountants’ professional liability at the company’s San Francisco operations. Most recently, Ms Dennis at CAMICO Mutual Insurance Company with whom LIU has forged a program to service CPA firms nationally.

In addition, Clyde Williams has been appointed as vice president for the company’s San Francisco operations.

David Cohen, president of LIU US, said: “Beth, Gail and Clyde are well-respected in the industry and with their depth of experience will bring new thinking to our operations. By working with brokers to develop insurance solutions tailored to meet their clients’ needs, Beth, Gail and Clyde join the rest of LIU in our work to provide the insurance protection that businesses need, backed by the financial strength of Liberty Mutual Group.”