Fenton, Mo. (October 27, 2010) — Safeco Insurance™, a member of Liberty Mutual Group, today opened its new office in Fenton where it was also announced that Liberty Mutual will hire 100 additional employees in St. Louis County over the next two years.
With a seven-year lease agreement, Safeco now occupies approximately 54,000 square feet at 1400 South Highway Drive, Suites 100 and 200 West. There are currently about 340 Safeco employees at the location, predominantly composed of the company’s claim services.
“We are excited about bringing new jobs to Missouri,” said Rich Meuret, Safeco Vice President and Central Regional General Manager. “Safeco’s and Liberty Mutual’s continued success depends on hiring high-quality people who can help meet the needs of our independent agents and policyholders.”
The Fenton office is one of 16 Liberty Mutual facilities in Missouri. Safeco’s parent company employs approximately 780 people across the state. Safeco has been operating in the state of Missouri since 1925. The company works with approximately 250 independent insurance agencies throughout Missouri to distribute its personal lines insurance coverages to consumers.
“We’re very appreciative of the assistance and support provided by St. Louis County and the state of Missouri as we open this new facility,” Meuret added. “We look forward to having a positive and lasting impact on the community and the local economy.”
For more information on Safeco and Liberty Mutual career opportunities, visit www.libertymutual.com/careers.
In business since 1923 and based in Boston, Mass., Safeco Insurance sells personal automobile, homeowners and specialty products through a network of more than 10,000 independent insurance agencies throughout the United States. Safeco is a Liberty Mutual Insurance company.
Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified global insurer and the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2012 direct premiums written as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Liberty Mutual Insurance also ranks 81st on the Fortune 100 list of largest U.S. corporations, based on 2012 revenue.
For more information about Safeco Insurance, go to www.Safeco.com.