LONDON, June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb today announced the appointment of Darren McCauley as Regional Chief Underwriting Officer, Accident and Health (A&H) insurance for Europe and Eurasia and Africa.
In his new role, Darren will lead the development and profitable growth of Chubb's A&H business in the company's two business regions. He will also focus on maintaining the company's strong track record in high quality underwriting standards.
Darren has over 20 years of insurance industry experience. He joins Chubb from Tesco Underwriting, where he held the position of Chief Underwriting Officer responsible for pricing and underwriting of a range of personal lines products. Prior to that, he held senior underwriting roles at, among others, Zurich and the BGL Group. In his new role he will be based in London, reporting to Drazen Jaksic, Senior Vice President, Accident and Health, for Chubb in Europe and Eurasia and Africa. His appointment is effective immediately.
Drazen Jaksic, Senior Vice President, Accident and Health, for Chubb in Europe and Eurasia and Africa, said:
"Darren brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Chubb and will be instrumental in shaping our future direction and risk appetite across our regional accident and health business. His background, particularly in areas such as pricing sophistication and big data, is a good fit at a time when Chubb is expecting to significantly scale-up its accident and health propositions and distribution capability."
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. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise 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: new.chubb.com