Liberty International Underwriters Appoints Robert Capicchioni to Head of U.S. Railroad

April 19, 2016

Liberty International Underwriters, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has appointed Robert Capicchioni to Vice President, in charge of its U.S. Railroad product line.  Mr. Capicchioni will be based in LIU’s New York office and report to Diana Cossetti, head of LIU U.S. Casualty.

“With his commitment to LIU and the Casualty group over the last 14 years, Rob has made a significant impact on the product line’s performance. As a proven leader with strong broker relationships and a deep understanding of the railroad segment, he brings the perfect combination of skills needed to build this successful book of business,” said Diana Cossetti.

Previously, Mr. Capicchioni was Underwriting Manager in LIU’s Casualty group. In his new role, Mr. Capicchioni will be responsible for overseeing underwriting, overall product development and performance of the U.S. Railroad portfolio, which targets freight, passenger and contractor railroads, railcar lessors and lessees, suppliers, service providers and product manufacturers, and includes:

  • Railroad liability, including railroad protective liability
  • Railroad property
  • Comprehensive general liability

Brokers and agents can contact Mr. Capicchioni directly at 212-208-2813 or

About Liberty International Underwriters

Part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, Liberty International Underwriters (LIU) distributes global specialty lines products and services exclusively through the independent broker network worldwide to insure specialized risk in most countries in the world.

From New York to Melbourne, LIU maintains underwriting consistency that leverages substantial global capacity while giving its underwriters broad local authority to deliver creative solutions that genuinely add value.

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About Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance helps people preserve and protect what they earn, build, own and cherish.  Keeping this promise means we are there when our policyholders throughout the world need us most.

In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, Mass., today Liberty Mutual is a diversified insurer with operations in 30 countries and economies around the world.  The company is the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2014 direct written premium as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.   Liberty Mutual is ranked 78th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2014 revenue.  As of December 31, 2015, the company had $121.7 billion in consolidated assets, $102.5 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $37.6 billion in annual consolidated revenue.     

Liberty employs more than 50,000 people in approximately 900 offices throughout the world, and we offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, accident & health, commercial automobile, general liability, property, surety, workers compensation, group disability, group life, specialty lines, reinsurance, individual life and annuity products. 

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