LONDON, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb today announced that Jamie Keaney, formerly European Personal Risk Services Underwriting Manager, has been promoted to the new role of Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, International Personal Risk Services, as the company continues to expand its international High Net Worth insurance capabilities.
In his new role, Jamie will work on driving the profitable growth of Chubb's global High Net Worth business outside North America, with a focus on the European and Australian markets. He will continue to be based in London, reporting to John B. Thompson, Chief Underwriting Officer, International Personal Lines for Chubb. His appointment is effective immediately.
Jamie has over 20 years of experience in High Net Worth insurance. He joined Chubb in 2001 from Jardine Lloyd Thompson, where he worked as a Lloyd's commercial art broker, to manage the company's European Signature team which provides solutions for the Ultra High Net Worth market segment. In 2010, he became European Personal Lines Underwriting Manager.
Darryl Page, Vice President, Chubb and Division President, International Personal Lines, said:
"I am excited to welcome Jamie to this new role. With his deep experience in High Net Worth insurance and his strong track record at Chubb, I am confident that he will continue to contribute significantly to our objectives of providing exceptional service to our partners and customers, while profitably expanding our business internationally."
Jalil Rehman, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Operations Officer, Europe, said:
"I have known Jamie for many years and I have always been impressed by his professionalism and personal commitment. Underwriting excellence and taking a tailored approach to each individual's needs are at the heart of our high net worth proposition and Jamie's well-deserved promotion will help ensure that we continue to meet the evolving needs of our valued brokers and clients in Europe."
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: new.chubb.com.