LONDON, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb today announced the leadership of its property & casualty (P&C) risk engineering team in Europe as it continues to invest in its client service proposition. All appointments are effective immediately.
The European P&C risk engineering team forms part of Chubb's global team of 400 P&C risk engineers, located in 34 countries around the world. It offers a series of added value risk engineering and loss control services including first and third-party risk evaluation reviews, best practices consulting, infrared thermographic scanning and a range of customised programmes designed to help Chubb's European clients to effectively manage their risks.
Paul Brooke, formerly Head of Property Risk Engineering, UK and Ireland for legacy ACE, will serve as Head of P&C Risk Engineering Services for Chubb in Europe. In his new role, Paul will lead a team of 64 risk engineers, located in ten European countries. Based in Manchester, Paul will report to Raimund Navakas, Senior Vice President and Risk Engineering Services Manager for Chubb's international operations, with matrix reporting lines into Steve Walker, UK and Ireland Property Manager; Mark Roberts, UK and Ireland Casualty Manager; and Steve Reiss, Chief Operating Officer, Continental Europe.
Reporting to Paul will be:
- Tom Newark, formerly International and UKI Loss Control Manager for legacy Chubb will serve as P&C Risk Engineering Services Manager for Chubb in the UK and Ireland, based in London. Tom will also serve as Quality Assurance Manager P&C Risk Engineering Services for Chubb's international operations and in this capacity, Tom will report to Raimund Navakas.
- Heiner Eckhardt, formerly Continental Europe Loss Control Services Manager for legacy Chubb will serve as P&C Risk Engineering Services Manager, Northern Continental Europe, based in Hamburg. Heiner will lead a team of 23 risk engineers across five countries.
- Rafael Andres, formerly Assistant Vice President and Loss Control Manager France and Spain for legacy Chubb, will serve as P&C Risk Engineering Services Manager, Southern Continental Europe, based in Madrid. Rafael will lead a team of 15 risk engineers across three countries.
Andrew Kendrick, Regional President for Chubb in Europe, said:
"This world-class leadership team brings together the very best of our legacy organisations' skills and capabilities. With companies across Europe facing a challenging, and increasingly unpredictable, risk environment, our team will ensure we align our risk engineering capabilities to meet our clients' changing needs. I wish them all the very best of luck in their new roles."
Raimund Navakas, Senior Vice President and Risk Engineering Services Manager for Chubb's international operations, said:
"Chubb is committed to further strengthening its risk engineering proposition in Europe and globally. With our solutions-oriented leadership team and consistent risk engineering offering in place, we are very well placed to provide our clients with the added-value services they need to effectively manage the risks they are facing."
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