Chubb News

Banker Enns to Succeed Retiring Chubb CFO Bancroft

Chubb announced that Philip Bancroft, executive vice president of Chubb Group and chief financial officer, plans to retire from the company on July 1 after 19 years of service. Peter Enns, an investment banker who was most recently the Global …

Social Inflation Lesson: Not Settling Cost Insurer Millions in Suit by Excess Insurer

The defense team for Chubb Group’s Ace American Insurance Co. was confident that no jury would award more than $2 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Mark Braswell, who died on May 16, 2014 when …

Chubb Launches Digital Team for Continental Europe and UK & Ireland

Chubb has announced the creation of a new digital team for Continental Europe (CE) and the United Kingdom & Ireland (UK&I). The team has been formed to develop and execute the insurer’s plans to broaden its digital product and service …

How to Address the Next Uninsurable Pandemic — A Black Swan Event

There aren’t many contexts where $2 trillion seems like a paltry sum. Then a pandemic comes along. The economic fallout from COVID-19 has left insurers issuing existential warnings and businesses discovering they weren’t covered. It’s resulted in courts packed with …

Chubb Weathers $1 Billion in Catastrophes, Gains New Business in COVID Economy in 3Q

Chubb’s net income grew by 9 percent in the 2020 third quarter, which CEO Evan Greenberg credited to rate hikes and improving underwriting conditions despite a tough environment shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tough environment also included pre-tax catastrophe …

Insurance Consumer Advice for Buyers of High-Risk Homes: Liz Weston

When house hunting, the price of homeowners insurance probably isn’t top of mind. But homes with hidden risks can make getting coverage difficult, expensive or both. Learning how to identify them could save a homeowner a bundle. This could be …

Chubb Names Updyke as Division President of Chubb Small Business

Insurer Chubb has named Jeffrey Updyke as vice president, Chubb Group, and division president, Chubb Small Business. In this capacity, Updyke will have executive responsibility for Chubb’s retail insurance business that serves small commercial clients in the U.S. and Canada. …

Chubb Appoints Sosa to Lead Operations in Japan

Chubb Limited announced that Diego Sosa has been named regional president, Far East. Currently, chief operating officer for Chubb in Brazil, Sosa in his new role will have overall responsibility for the management and business results of Chubb’s general insurance …

British Theatres, Concerts Say Shows Will Go on Only With Insurance Help

British theaters and live music venues say the show will only go on if the government provides a financial backstop, as the COVID-19 pandemic means they can no longer get commercial insurance. While venues for indoor live performances are not …

Chubb Signs Onto Multi-Year Sponsorship of U.S. Tennis Open

The U.S. Tennis Association announced that insurance carrier Chubb has become the official insurance sponsor of the U.S. Open under a multi-year agreement that begins immediately. Chubb’s branding will be featured in on-court signage in Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong …