Chubb Announces Changes to North America Agriculture Unit Leadership

June 22, 2018

Chubb has announced leadership appointments in its North America Agriculture business, which includes commercial property/casualty insurance and the crop insurance franchise, Rain and Hail.

Michael Coleman will assume the role of chairman of Chubb Agriculture and chairman of Rain and Hail, after previously serving as division president of Chubb Agriculture. Scott Arnold has been named division president of Chubb Agriculture, North America, and president of Rain and Hail.

As chairman, Coleman will remain active in the business and will focus on key industry issues, strategic planning and management oversight of the Rain and Hail board, as well as serving in a senior advisory role to Arnold.

As division president of Chubb Agriculture, Arnold will have executive operating responsibility for both Chubb’s crop business and the commercial property/casualty insurance business. As president, his responsibilities will center on leading the company’s day-to-day operations.

Coleman joined the company in 1986, and has served in a number of leadership capacities throughout his tenure. Prior to ACE’s acquisition of Chubb in January 2016, he was named division president of Chubb’s Agriculture business in 2012. Coleman will continue to be based in Johnston, Iowa, and report to John Lupica, vice chairman, Chubb Group, president, North America Major Accounts and Specialty Insurance.

Arnold has 30 years of industry experience, with eight years at Chubb, following the Rain and Hail acquisition in 2010. He most recently served as deputy president, Rain and Hail. Arnold will continue to be based in Johnston, Iowa, and will report to Mr. Coleman.

Chubb Agriculture is comprised of Rain and Hail and Chubb Agribusiness. Rain and Hail is the largest writer of multi-peril crop insurance. Chubb Agribusiness serves large commercial agricultural risks (manufacturers, processors and distributors) and farms and ranches.

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