LONDON, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb today announced the appointment of Brian Church as Executive Vice President and Head of International Property for Chubb's Overseas General business, effective 1 January 2018. In this role, Brian will have responsibility for all of Chubb's retail commercial property insurance business throughout Asia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Formerly Executive Vice President and Head of Major Accounts Property for Chubb in the United States, Brian will relocate from New York to London and report to David Furby, Division President, Commercial Property & Casualty, Chubb Overseas General. Brian succeeds Jarrod Hill, who in a separate announcement was appointed Country President of Australia and New Zealand.
Brian has more than 17 years of experience in the insurance industry. Since joining the company in 2005 as a property underwriter, Brian has held various underwriting and management roles working extensively across domestic and multinational property business in the US. He assumed his current responsibilities as Head of Major Accounts Property in 2012.
Prior to joining Chubb, Brian worked as an underwriter at Zurich and AIG.
David Furby, Division President, Commercial Property & Casualty, Chubb Overseas General, said:
"I am delighted to welcome Brian to this key leadership role in our international business. He brings extensive experience and property expertise, which will prove invaluable in the future development of our business internationally."
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com/uk