LONDON, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb Global Markets, the London-based wholesale insurance division of Chubb, announced today the promotion of John Wadhams, currently Senior Underwriter, Aviation, to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer, Aviation, with immediate effect.
In his new role, John will work on the management and profitable development of Chubb Global Markets aviation portfolio. He will continue to be based in London.
John has 26 years of insurance industry experience. Before joining legacy ACE in 2004, John held a series of aviation broking roles for Willis over a period of 15 years.
Mathew Shaw, Division President, Chubb Global Markets said:
"John's great underwriting experience and market knowledge will be instrumental in further expanding the capabilities of our aviation division, where Chubb is a global leader. I look forward to working with him."
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 30,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com.