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Chubb announces leadership appointments

June 21, 2018   by Staff

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CI-FEATURES-appointmentChubb has appointed Paul Lewis as North America commercial insurance industry practice leader for its North American mid-market segment. He will be responsible for leading Chubb’s commercial insurance industry practices in the U.S. and Canada, and will have oversight of Commercial Insurance Marketing.

Lewis succeeds Jim West, who has announced his retirement after more than 38 years with Chubb.

With Lewis’ appointment, Ben Rockwell, Chubb’s current commercial primary casualty manager, will assume the role of North America’s commercial insurance chief underwriting officer, reporting to Scott Gunter, senior vice-president, Chubb Group, Division President, North America commercial insurance. In that capacity, Mr. Rockwell will shepherd the business lines’ underwriting strategies, authority, and general underwriting management.

“Paul brings a wealth of knowledge; his understanding of the mid-market environment and the needs of our clients make him an ideal fit for this position,” says Gunter.

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