3 April 2017Insurance

Chubb appoints IT practice heads for overseas general insurance

Property/casualty insurer Chubb has appointed Tim Stapleton and Helen Troman as the heads of its information technology industry practice for overseas general insurance, effective immediately.

Stapleton, currently product head for cyber and technology errors and omissions (E&O) insurance for overseas general insurance, will assume the new role of information technology industry practice leader for the division.

Stapleton will also retain his current duties, and continue to be based in London. He will report to Tim O’Donnell, COO property/casualty, overseas general insurance for his cyber product management role with a matrix reporting to Bill Puleo, head of custom industry solutions, overseas general insurance for the information technology industry practice role.

Troman, currently the head of cleantech - overseas general insurance, has been appointed to the new role of information technology property/casualty underwriting manager for the overseas general division. She will also retain her current responsibilities for the cleantech sector, and report to Stapleton and Puleo.

In her new role, Troman will focus on the development and expansion of multi-line propositions for the information technology industry segment while implementing Chubb’s underwriting strategy and guidelines.

Stapleton will have oversight of the practice and will be responsible for the implementation of the underwriting strategy. Working with underwriting teams internationally, he will focus on expanding Chubb’s expertise and specialised product offering to the industry.

Puleo said: "Being at the forefront of innovation, the information technology industry’s importance has grown exponentially – and so have the unique challenges and risks companies in the sector are facing.

"Tim, a recognised expert and thought leader in network security, privacy and cyber risk and Helen, with her solid track record of underwriting leadership, are ideally placed to lead our IT practice. Their appointment underlines our commitment to developing best-in-class insurance solutions for the industry and meeting the needs of our multinational and local clients," he added.

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