Chubb News

Insurers’ Firefighting Teams Move to Limit Damage from California Wildfires

California’s raging wildfires are so bad that American International Group Inc. and Chubb Ltd. are deploying teams of specialists and former firefighters to spray retardants on homes. The season may soon rank among the industry’s most costly. The latest blazes …

Chubb Bermuda Names Gonsalves Division President, Succeeding Clabby

Chubb has appointed Judy Gonsalves vice president of Chubb Group and division president of Bermuda. In this capacity, she has executive operating responsibility for the Bermuda-based commercial property and casualty (P/C) insurance business that writes high-limit excess liability, property, directors …

Chubb Appoints Konz as EVP, Reinsurance Officer, Overseas General Insurance

Chubb has named Jeremiah Konz as executive vice president, reinsurance officer for Chubb Overseas General Insurance, the company’s international general insurance business in over 50 countries and territories. Konz is currently senior vice president, Ceded Reinsurance for Chubb’s North American …

Chubb Appoints Barziza to Lead North American Property Claims

Chubb has appointed Tim Barziza as head of its North American Property Claims. In this role, Barziza will be responsible for leading the technical and administrative operations of the Property Claim Service, including the recovery and the special investigations units …

Chubb Names Berry as Head of Surety Europe; Griffith as Head of Surety UK, Ireland

Chubb reports that Mike Berry, who has been head of Surety for the UK and Ireland, will serve as head of Surety for Europe. Jamal Griffith is replacing Berry as head of Surety for UK and Ireland. Berry will be …

New Jersey Investigating NRA-Sponsored Carry Guard Insurance

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance is investigating the marketing and sale in New Jersey of insurance sponsored by the National Rifle Association for potential violations of state insurance laws. The Department is examining Overland Park, Kansas-based Lockton …

UK Insurers Push Ahead with Brexit Plans in Absence of Trade Deal: A.M. Best Report

In the absence of a Brexit trade deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union, insurers in the UK have accelerated their plans to establish new EU subsidiaries and ensure business continuity after Brexit, according to a report published …

Chubb Appoints Wong as Country President for Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau

Chubb has appointed Stanley Wong as country president for Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau, effective Oct. 1, 2018. He replaces Doug White, who was appointed to the role of head of the Major Accounts Division for Chubb in Asia Pacific. …

Chubb Launches Major Accounts Division in Asia-Pacific Region, Headed by White

Chubb announced the establishment of a Major Accounts Division in the Asia Pacific region, a dedicated premium service that encompasses underwriting, risk engineering and claims for the region’s large, global and multi-national clients and business partners. The new Major Accounts …

Chubb Taps Edey from Amtrust as Head of Management Liability, UK & Ireland

Chubb announced the appointment of Janet Edey as head of Management Liability for the UK and Ireland. In this role, Edey will have responsibility for leading and overseeing the development and execution of Chubb’s management liability strategy. Management liability includes …