Scott Gunter has been appointed senior vice president, Chubb Group, and division president, North America Commercial Insurance.
In his new role, Gunter will have executive operating responsibility for the retail commercial property/casualty insurance business that serves the middle market in North America, through 48 offices in the U.S. and Canada. His responsibilities encompass strategy, production, product development and management, and profit and loss performance.
Gunter, with more than 30 years of insurance industry experience at Chubb, most recently served as chief operating officer in Chubb’s North America Personal Risk Services division. Prior to the ACE acquisition of Chubb in January 2016, he served as Chubb Commercial Insurance global chief underwriting officer.
He will report to Paul Krump, executive vice president, Chubb Group president, North America Commercial and Personal Insurance.
Gunter succeeds Steven R. Pozzi who, after a 36-year career in the insurance industry, will retire at the end of this year. Pozzi joined The Chubb Corp. in 1981 as a commercial underwriter trainee, and during the course of his career held a number of underwriting and managerial positions with the company. Prior to the ACE acquisition, Pozzi was Chubb Commercial Insurance global chief operating officer, and since January 2016 he has played a key role as senior vice president, Chubb Group and Division president of North America Commercial Insurance for the combined organization.
The company said that through the remainder of 2017, Pozzi will be available to Gunter to ensure a successful transition, and he will also serve as an advisor on special projects for Chubb’s North America and Overseas General divisions.
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