BOSTON, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Mutual has appointed Janelle Edem Chief of Staff, Global Risk Solutions (GRS), Liberty Mutual's global commercial and specialty lines (re)insurer, which provides a full range of innovative traditional insurance, specialty and reinsurance risk solutions to businesses around the world.
Reporting to Dennis Langwell, President, GRS, Edem will organize, prioritize and move forward critical strategic issues to facilitate efficient decision making for GRS' executive office.
"Throughout her 14-year career at Liberty, Janelle has excelled at many key positions, from managing one of our largest global accounts, to heading Claims Analytics & Reporting," notes Langwell. "Her experience developing, running and continuously improving sophisticated programs, and her strong business knowledge across the organization, will help make her the ideal Chief of Staff."
Most recently, Edem served as General Manager, UPS Distribution and Service, for GRS' National Insurance operation. She joined Liberty Mutual after graduating from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, with a Master of Business Administration.
Edem has also been active in Liberty Mutual's Employee Resource Groups (ERG), which bring employees together while fostering an inclusive culture, enhancing personal development and supporting broader business objectives. She served as the first Co-Executive Sponsor of the Liberty Employees of African Descent and Allies ERG, and currently co-chairs the Careers subcommittee of the WE@Liberty + Allies ERG, which helps empower women and allies through programing and mentorship programs.
Edem – recognized in 2015 by Wharton School's Boston chapter with the Joseph Wharton Alumni Leader Award – also participated in the Next Generation Leadership program from The Partnership Inc., a leading organization that supports multicultural professionals at all levels in an increasingly diverse and global workforce.
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