LONDON, April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb Tempest Re, the global reinsurance division of Chubb, today announced that Neil Lee-Amies, formerly Marine & Energy Excess of Loss Underwriter at legacy Chubb, has been appointed to the role of Head of Marine and Energy, Chubb Tempest Re, effective immediately.
In this role, Neil will be responsible for the performance and future development of the Chubb Tempest Re combined marine and energy books. Neil has almost 30 years of experience in marine and energy insurance and reinsurance at an international level, including eight at legacy Chubb. Previously, he served in senior underwriting positions at several other carriers, most recently Württembergische UK.
Neil will report to Steve Roberts, Managing Director of Chubb Tempest Re's international division. He succeeds William Neave who, after 16 years of service to legacy ACE and 43 years in the London market, has decided to retire with effect from 31 December 2016.
Steve Roberts, Managing Director of Chubb Tempest Re's international division, said:
"Throughout his career, Neil has demonstrated an open, constructive and market-focused attitude combined with sound technical and leadership skills. He is the ideal leader for our sizeable marine book.
"All of us at Chubb Tempest Re are grateful for Bill's very considerable contribution to the success of our business over the past 16 years and extend our very best wishes for a well-deserved retirement. He will work with us until the end of the year, to help ensure a seamless transition for cedants and brokers."
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