The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation named Gary C. Petrosino, executive vice president and Western U.S. Territory field operations officer of Chubb & Son, chairman of its national board of governors.
Petrosino assumes the chairmanship after serving on the IICF’s national board and Western division board.
Petrosino has more than 35 years of insurance industry experience. Before Chubb, he was the company’s Western zone officer, and before that he was the Latin American zone officer. Beginning as a marine underwriting trainee in 1978, Petrosino held several other roles at the insurer before being named vice president and branch manager of Chubb’s Albany, N.Y., office in 1989.
Petrosino will succeed Bruce Basso, current IICF chairman and cofounder. Basso has been named chairman emeritus of the IICF national board.
Not-for-profit IICF has contributed more than $20 million and 179,000 volunteer hours to community nonprofits.