Chubb Names Côté as Head of Major Accts, Europe; Brionne as France Country President

January 16, 2020

Chubb announced a series of changes to its European leadership team: a new head of Major Accounts for Europe; a new country president for France and a new director of Accident & Health Continental Europe.

Nadia Côté has been appointed head of its Major Accounts Division for Europe. Currently country president for France, Côté succeeds Suresh Krishnan who has been appointed chief operating officer of Chubb North America Accident and Health.

In this newly expanded role, Côté will set and implement business strategy for the Major Accounts Division so that clients and brokers benefit fully from Chubb’s risk and underwriting expertise and multinational network and services, the company said in a statement. In addition, she will be responsible for global broker relationships and broker networks outside North America for Chubb’s Overseas General Division.

Côté will relocate to London and report to Adam Clifford, division president for Chubb in Continental Europe, and Sara Mitchell, division oresident for the United Kingdom and Ireland retail business.

Côté successor as country president for France is Veronique Brionne, currently director of Accident & Health for Continental Europe. Brionne will be responsible for Chubb’s property and casualty, accident and health, and consumer lines operations across France. She will continue to be based in Paris and will report to Adam Clifford. This appointment is subject to regulatory approval.

Brionne will be succeeded as director of Accident & Health Continental Europe by Florian Eisele, currently country president for Switzerland. In his new role, Eisele will have responsibility for all of Chubb’s A&H business throughout Continental Europe. He will be based in Zürich and report to Adam Clifford. A separate announcement on Florian’s replacement will be made in due course.

All appointments are effective March 1. In addition, Eisele will continue in his role as country president for Switzerland until his successor is named.

Source: Chubb

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