Chubb Bermuda Appoints Richard Porter to Lead Its Newly Combined Excess D&O and Casualty Group

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 18, 2024 -- Chubb Bermuda has combined its Financial Lines and Excess Liability product lines under a single leader, Richard Porter, who has been promoted to an expanded leadership role as Executive Vice President, Head of Liability Lines. He will assume full management, profit and loss performance responsibility for the new division, including ongoing development and execution of profitable underwriting portfolio management strategies and lead strategic business planning for product, service and distribution growth.

Mr. Porter is based in Bermuda and will continue reporting to Judy Gonsalves, Vice President of Chubb Group and Division President, Chubb Bermuda.

Mike Warwicker, Senior Vice President, Head of Excess Liability, will remain in his current role reporting to Ms. Gonsalves.

“By combining the product lines under one umbrella, Chubb Bermuda will leverage the broad similarities in underwriting practices, market dynamics, client base and broker relationships that exist in Financial Lines and Excess Liability to elevate the organization’s underwriting and service excellence across Chubb Bermuda’s core long-tail product lines,” said Ms. Gonsalves. “Rick has driven superior results as Head of Financial Lines for Chubb Bermuda since assuming the role four years ago.  His strong leadership, underwriting acumen and legal expertise will be invaluable in this new role and in executing our growth strategies for Liability Lines.”

Mr. Porter is a recognized leader in the industry with over two decades of U.S. and international industry experience. He has held several leadership roles at Chubb Bermuda, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Head of Financial Lines, leading Chubb Bermuda's Financial Lines division, which includes Directors and Officers Liability, Cyber, Transactional Risk, Errors and Omissions, and Employment Practices Liability. Mr. Porter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and earned his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School.

Chubb Bermuda's Excess Liability and Financial Lines provide high excess capacity coverage solutions to a large portfolio of Fortune 500-1000 multinational corporations across all industry sectors.

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Chubb is a world leader in insurance. 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 40,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at:

For additional information about Chubb Bermuda's insurance products, please contact a Bermuda or non-US-based broker. The information contained in this document is intended for general marketing purposes and information only. For terms and conditions of coverage, please refer to the specific policy wording.  The Bermuda Monetary Authority regulates Chubb Bermuda. It is not licensed in the U.S. as an admitted insured nor is it an eligible excess and surplus lines insurer.

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