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​​​​When you or your employees work or travel internationally, you need to take adequate protection with you. Liberty Mutual Canada can help you operate safely while outside of the country with access to industry-leading resources should the unthinkable happen, such as kidnapping, extortion, hijacking or wrongful detention. We provide worldwide coverage of up to $25,000,000 for crises resulting in ransom monies, loss of ransom monies during in-transit delivery, expenses associated with kidnap and extortion demands, consultant costs and judgment, settlements and defense costs. Our experienced crisis management professionals are committed to making your safety their number one priority.

Coverage Provided for:

  • Kidnap for Ransom

  • Extortion (Personal, Property or Cyber)

  • Wrongful Detention

  • Consultant Costs

  • Judgments, settlements and defence costs

Target Markets:

  • Canadian companies with foreign locations

  • Businesses with travelling employees

  • Families

Available Capacity:

  • $25,000,000

Additional Coverage:

(may not be available on all risks)

  • Child Abduction

  • Evacuation

  • Threat

  • Disappearance

  • Express Kidnap

  • Hostage

  • Inclusion of leased/temporary employees, volunteers, students, independent contractors


  • Product offered with expert consultant and response services of Red24, Security Exchange.



David BarryVice President & Eastern Region Manager, Specialty Casualty13 Barry.jpgToronto, ONDavid Barry is driven by a simple, yet powerful, philosophy making things easier for clients. “By focusing on making it easier to do business with Liberty Mutual Canada, clients can reduce the amount of time and effort spent on the transaction, allowing them to focus on running their business,” says David, who leads the Eastern Region Management Liability and Financial Institution departments, and also serves as national Financial Institutions Product Leader. “Brokers appreciate that we focus on listening to their needs and wants, and work towards finding a solution that addresses those needs and wants,” David explains. “This style of dealing with our clients gives them comfort that they are partnering with an insurer geared towards understanding their business and offering custom tailored coverage solutions.” He adds that this approach is a key differentiator that not only underpins the success of his teams, but that of Liberty Mutual Canada as well. ​416.307.4666David.Barry@Libertymutual.com Profiles/DispForm.aspx?ID=13David Barry



Leon WilliamsUnderwriting Specialist103, ON416.307.4363Leon.Williams@Libertymutual.com Profiles/DispForm.aspx?ID=103Leon Williams



Keith MorrisonUnderwriting Officer, Specialty Casualty35 Morrison.jpgVancouver, BC Keith Morrison's varied background helps him understand the unique risks associated with different industry classes, while enabling him to present a viable insurance solution to Liberty Mutual Canada's brokers and insureds. "I bring a broad perspective to the table with our brokers and insureds, having underwritten risks across all the major industry segments and regions in Canada" says Keith, Vice-President, Specialty Casualty, at Liberty Mutual Canada. "Our insureds' legal environment is always changing and being able to understand their business and inherent risks allows us to tailor a product that will meet their needs, in turn helping us become a trusted partner." Keith notes that Liberty Mutual Canada's dedicated regional teams help Liberty Mutual Canada stand out from the competition. "Our teams are on the ground in all the major city centres in Canada, providing dedicated and personalized service," he says. Keith further adds "Both our brokers and insureds value how accessible and responsive we are to serving their needs. Our local presence allows us to more easily respond to any urgent requests and meet face-to-face on short notice, while developing a solution in a timely manner." 604.648.1510Keith.Morrison@Libertymutual.com Profiles/DispForm.aspx?ID=35Keith Morrison



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Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion