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Chubb makes leadership changes in Asia Pacific

  • Edward Kopp, Regional Head of Accident & Health
  • Andrew Nisbet, Country President of Thailand 


SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 26 July 2019 - Chubb today announced
two leadership appointments for the company's Asia Pacific business. Both
appointments will be effective from 1 October 2019.

Edward Kopp,
currently Country President of Chubb's general insurance business in Thailand,
has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President, Accident &
Health. In his new role, Mr. Kopp will be responsible for the management and
development of the accident, health and travel insurance business in the
region. He will relocate from Bangkok to Singapore and report to Paul McNamee,
Regional President of Chubb in Asia Pacific and in matrix to John Thompson,
Division President, International Accident & Health.

 

Mr. Kopp has more
than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and a strong
track record of building sustainable, profitable businesses. He has depth and
breadth of knowledge in direct marketing, product development, underwriting,
channel management, finance and operations. Prior to his current role, Mr. Kopp
was Country President of Chubb's general insurance business in Korea and before
that, held several leadership roles with HSBC and Cigna.  

 

Subject to regulatory
approval, Andrew Nisbet will replace Mr. Kopp as Chubb's Country President in
Thailand. Currently Senior Vice President Accident & Health, United Kingdom
& Ireland, Eurasia & Africa, Mr. Nisbet started his career at Chubb in
2006 as an Accident & Health Account Manager in his native New Zealand. Since
then, he has held numerous leadership roles with Chubb across New Zealand,
Australia and Japan. Over the years, he has developed an extensive proven track
record of success and achievement in building and profitably growing accident,
health and travel portfolios through diverse channels across varied
geographies.  In his new appointment, he will
relocate from London to Bangkok and report to Glen Browne, Chubb's Deputy Regional
President for Asia Pacific and Division President for Southeast Asia.

 

On the new appointments, Mr.
McNamee said, "These leadership changes demonstrate the depth of talent Chubb
has available to ensure we sustain our growth momentum in Asia Pacific. We are
glad to welcome back Andrew to the region. He is a hands-on, proactive, innovative
and results-oriented executive; qualities which will position us well in
Thailand, one of the most dynamic businesses in the region. Ed is a seasoned
professional
with demonstrated strong technical proficiency, leadership and business
development skills. We're pleased to elevate Ed into this important regional
role."

About Chubb

Chubb is the
world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With
operations in 54 countries and territories, 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, Paris and other locations, and employs more than
30,000 people worldwide.

 

Additional information can be found at:
chubb.com.

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