|[November 09, 2012]
Liberty Mutual Insurance Named Official Sponsor of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams Through 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
The United States Olympic Committee today announced that Liberty Mutual
Insurance will be an official sponsor of the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Olympic
and Paralympic Teams in Sochi, Russia, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The
sponsorship designates Liberty Mutual as the Official Property and
Casualty and Life Insurance Partner.
"We are excited to join the Olympic and Paralympic Movements through our
sponsorship of Team USA," said David H. Long, president and chief
executive officer of Liberty Mutual Insurance. "Liberty Mutual Insurance
has long celebrated the dreams of athletes, supporting youth athletics
through our Responsible Sports program, and we look forward to
continuing that support during the 2014 and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic
Liberty Mutual's sponsorship of the USOC will take effect in January of
"I am happy to welcome Liberty Mutual to the family of great USOC
sponsors, and I am eager to work together over the coming years in
support and celebration of Team USA athletes," said Scott Blackmun,
chief executive officer of the USOC. "Liberty Mutual is dedicated to
sport at all levels - from youth sports to the highest level of
international competition - and it will be a great partner to ou U.S.
Olympic and Paralympic athletes."
In addition to supporting Team USA, Liberty Mutual's Responsible Sports™
program supports volunteer youth sports coaches and parents who help
children succeed both on and off the field. Since 2007, the Liberty
Mutual Responsible Sports program has supported youth sports
organizations across the country through partnerships with the Positive
Coaching Alliance, Amateur Softball Association of America, American
Youth Soccer Organization, USA Hockey, USA Wrestling and US Youth Soccer.
About Liberty Mutual Insurance:
"Helping people live safer, more secure lives" since 1912, Boston-based
Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified global insurer and the third
largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2011 direct
premiums written as reported by the National Association of Insurance
Liberty Mutual Insurance also ranks 84th on the Fortune 100 list of
largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2011 revenue. As of December
31, 2011, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $117.1 billion in consolidated
assets, $99.3 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $34.7 billion in
annual consolidated revenue.
Liberty Mutual Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products and
services, including personal automobile, homeowners, workers
compensation, property, commercial automobile, general liability, global
specialty, group disability, reinsurance and surety. Liberty Mutual
employs over 50,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.
About the USOC:
Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the U.S.
Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and
National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC
is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for
the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan
American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic and Paralympic
Movements throughout the country. For more information, visit
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