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Liberty IT names Tony Marron as next managing director

Willie Hamilton (right) will retire in April after 16 years, with Tony Marron (left) taking over as managing director.

BELFAST-based Liberty IT has named Tony Marron as its next managing director after confirming long-serving boss Willie Hamilton will retire in April.

Mr Marron, who joined Liberty IT in 2001 as an engineer, is the currently senior director for emerging business and technology.

Liberty IT creates software, service and solutions for its US parent company, Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Announcing his retirement, Willie Hamilton said: “I’m proud to be leaving Liberty IT in the position that it is – the industry leader in digital innovation. I’m also proud of the longevity of the organisation and the growth we have achieved over the last 24 years.

“I would like to pay tribute to my incredibly talented colleagues and acknowledge the vital role that they’ve played in helping to position the company as a global epicenter for engineering and innovation excellence across Liberty Mutual.

“I’ve worked side-by-side with Tony Marron for 20 years and I’m thrilled to be passing the baton on to him and I am confident that under his leadership Liberty IT will continue to strengthen and grow its deep engineering heritage and emerging business and technology capabilities.”

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