6 October 2017Insurance

Chubb makes new leadership appointments in NA major accounts

Property/casualty insurer Chubb has made several new leadership appointments in its North America major accounts division and field organisations.

John Alfieri has been appointed executive vice president of North America Major Accounts, which serves large US and Canadian-based companies. In this role, Alfieri will be responsible for field operations for the company's major accounts business, and for developing and implementing strategies designed to deliver Chubb's comprehensive suite of risk management solutions to large domestic and multinational companies. He will also oversee Chubb's network of client executives, and the large account distribution management team working closely with the broader North America Field Operations team.

Alfieri will report to Matthew Merna, chief operating officer of Chubb's North America Major Accounts division, and continue to be based in New York. Prior to this role, Alfieri served as Chubb's regional executive officer (REO), for the New York Region.

Peter Tucker will replace Alfieri in the role of REO for Chubb's New York region, and focus on executing the underwriting and sales strategies of the North American business units, staff management, production, profit and loss, and distribution management for the region.

Tucker will report to Jerry Butler, division president, field operations, North America Insurance and will be based in New York. Prior to this appointment, Tucker served as Chubb's regional chief operating officer (RCOO) for the New York region.

Amy Feller, who previously served as Chubb's Long Island branch manager since 2010, will now assume responsibility as the company's New York RCOO and New York City branch manager, reporting to Tucker.

In this role, Feller will work with Tucker in overseeing and managing the overall strategy around underwriting, distribution and sales in the New York region. As New York city branch manager, she will support the overall performance of retail branches throughout New York area, with special attention to sales, customer experience, and growth objectives.

Kevin Guinan has been named Chubb's new Long Island branch manager, and will also report to Tucker. In this capacity, Guinan will be responsible for business development, distribution management, customer relations and staff development within the region.

Prior to his new position, Guinan served as Chubb's executive vice president and Eastern underwriting center manager in Chubb's commercial lines business.

Chris Maleno, division president of Chubb North America Major Accounts, said: "Chubb's New York Region has thrived under John's leadership. Furthermore, Chubb's extensive network of regional and branch offices enable us to better align with our distribution partners and more effectively meet the needs of clients locally."

Butler added: "Chubb has an extensive presence in the New York Region, across personal and commercial lines of business. Peter, Amy and Kevin bring deep ties to the New York and Long Island broker and client communities. Their extensive industry experience and strong understanding of the specific needs within the New York area represent the quality of service Chubb is known for in the marketplace. And, that combination positions them well to further lead our next phase of growth within the region."

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