In his new role, Mr. Howell will have overall responsibility for the financial performance of Chubb's consumer business which comprises accident and health and personal lines insurance. He will report to Paul McNamee, Regional President of Asia Pacific for Chubb.
"Ben is a key member of the Asia Pacific regional leadership team. Under his leadership as Regional Head of A&H, he has proven to be very innovative and entrepreneurial in expanding the product range of the business, building new relationships and strengthening major affinity partnerships," said Mr. McNamee. "He has excellent management experience in engaging people across the business through clarity of vision. As a people-focused leader, he is also known for building high performance teams while taking a strong interest in their career development with Chubb."
Mr. Howell has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry including more than a decade in Asia. He commenced his career at Chubb's predecessor company in Sydney, Australia in 2002 before embarking on his international career three years later with another insurer. Having gained valuable experience in the commercial business and working with diverse cultures, he returned to Chubb in 2016 to grow his career even further.
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 approximately 34,000 people worldwide.
Additional information can be found at: www.chubb.com.