Liberty Mutual Insurance officially named as one of the Best Workplaces in Europe

Published on 9 September 2022
Best Wokplaces in Europe by Great Place to Work

Liberty Mutual Insurance has been ranked amongst the top 25 best workplaces in Europe 2022, by the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place to Work.

Thanks to the success of its Liberty Seguros operations across Ireland, Northern Ireland, Spain and Portugal, its Irish-based Liberty IT business unit and its Northern Ireland-based Hughes Insurance business, the global insurer ranked 24 in the Best Multinational Workplace category.

Collectively Liberty Insurance, Hughes Insurance and Liberty IT, employee over 1,300 people in Ireland and Northern Ireland. In recent months, Liberty Insurance was ranked as the #1 insurer and #9 overall amongst large employers in the Irish market, and Liberty IT was ranked in the top 10 best tech workplaces in Ireland.

Shortlisted multinational organisations were assessed based on their efforts to create great workplaces across multiple countries in the region.

According to Juan Miguel Estallo, CEO of Liberty Insurance, Western Europe Markets:

“We are very proud to be named as one of Europe’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®.

“At Liberty we live by our value of “Putting People First.” For years, we have been committed to building on this value and ensuring that it is something we are practising on a daily basis and placing at the forefront of all strategic decision making. Our new working model and our recent efforts to advance our DEI journey are just two examples of many of our innovative and inclusive approach to how we do business.

“This recognition from Great Place to Work® underscores the value of our approach, and as we look to the future, it is important that we continue to build on this company ethos and work hard to listen to the people who work at Liberty and identify new ways to support and champion their collective extraordinary work.”

According to Tony Marron, Managing Director, Liberty IT:

"It is fantastic to see Liberty Mutual being recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Europe. At Liberty IT, it is reflected in how we respect and develop our people and the work we carry out which has led us to being recognised as a Best Workplace for Women for two consecutive years and awarded a Silver Diversity Mark for our commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our combined high-performing, equitable and inclusive culture is where the best talent from all backgrounds come and win together and we look forward to continuing the great work we do in partnership with Liberty Mutual to achieve our common goals."

According to Sarah Balmforth, HR Director at Hughes Insurance:

"It’s a great honour for Hughes Insurance to be recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Europe. The wellbeing and satisfaction of our 250 employees has always been a priority so it’s rewarding, but also motivating, to have our approach recognised on an international scale. We know that when our employees feel heard and considered, they are more engaged, productive, and fulfilled. Creating a workplace culture that promotes these outcomes will remain important to us moving forward.”