WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb has appointed Michelle McLaughlin Chief Underwriting Officer of its North America retail commercial property and casualty insurance division that serves middle market and small businesses through 48 offices in the United States and Canada.
In this capacity, Ms. McLaughlin will guide the business lines' underwriting strategies and authority, as well as general underwriting management.
Based in Whitehouse Station, N.J., Ms. McLaughlin will report to the Division Presidents of both the company's Small and Middle Market business lines.
"Michelle's deep understanding of our business and proven leadership experience position her perfectly to meet the underwriting and servicing needs of our small- and- middle market commercial distribution partners and customers throughout North America," said Ben Rockwell, Vice President, Chubb Group, Division President, Chubb Middle Market.
"Our Small Business division is focused on innovation, and I look forward to working with Michelle to ensure we continue to provide superior quality solutions and services to agents and customers alike," said James Williamson, Vice President, Chubb Group, Division President, Chubb Small Business.
Prior this appointment, Ms. McLaughlin served as Executive Vice President and Property and Marine Manager, Commercial Insurance, Chubb North America. She began her career at Chubb in 1992 as an intern in the company's Internal Audit department, and during the course of her career has held a number of underwriting leadership roles with increasing responsibilities. She pursued a career in underwriting within Chubb's Financial Institutions Group in 1997, and in 2006, she joined Chubb's Property team where she furthered her technical knowledge and underwriting capabilties.
Ms. McLaughlin earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Seton Hall University.
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 33,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.
Chubb Insurance Company of Canada has offices in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver and provides its products and services through licensed insurance brokers across Canada. For additional information, visit: chubb.com/ca.