Chubb today announced that Alex Forrest, currently UK and Ireland Package Manager, has been appointed to the role of Life Science Manager for Overseas General Insurance.
In his new role, Alex will be responsible for the management and profitable growth of Chubb’s international life science portfolio, working with local teams to ensure that the specialised underwriting requirements of insuring clinical trials, complex medical devices and products are understood and met. He will continue to be based in London, reporting to Bill Puleo, Head of Custom Industry Solutions, Overseas General Insurance. His appointment is effective immediately.
Alex has 14 years of insurance industry experience, twelve of which with Chubb’s life science practice in the UK and Ireland. Alex led the practice from 2012 to 2015 delivering new generation products and services, developing broker partnerships and working closely with industry associations. More recently, as UK and Ireland Package Manager, Alex successfully managed the integration of products, underwriting and distribution strategies for this business line. He has a degree in Biochemistry from Nottingham University.
Bill Puleo, Head of Custom Industry Solutions, Overseas General Insurance, said:
“It is a pleasure to welcome back Alex to our international life science team, a sector where our investment in underwriting, product development, and service means that our offering sets Chubb apart from competition. Alex, a proven leader, has the knowledge and the experience to meet the sector’s unique challenges, and will play a key role in further expanding our international presence and ensuring that our clients get the bespoke, comprehensive cover they need to grow with confidence.”