28 March 2023Insurance

Everest plucks former Chubb/Swiss Re leader to expand in LatAm market

Everest Insurance, the insurance arm of Everest Re Group, has tapped a Chubb leader with over 25 years of industry experience and a background at Swiss Re/Odyssey Re to drive its expansion into an “important” Latin American market.

Jaime Chaves (pictured) has joined the company to lead its insurance operations in Mexico, pending regulatory approval. He is based in Mexico City, and will report to Pablo Korze, regional president Latin America, Everest Insurance.

Chaves has more than 25 years of industry experience and extensive knowledge of the Latin America insurance and reinsurance markets. He will be responsible for leading the company’s expansion into Mexico, including managing the strategy and operations, developing new client and business relationships, and identifying growth opportunities throughout Mexico.

Most recently, Chaves served as the head of property & casualty for Chubb Mexico, where he developed the P&C Operation that included property, casualty, marine and financial lines across all segments of the business. Prior to that, he held a variety of leadership roles with increasing responsibility at Chubb Colombia, Odyssey Reinsurance Latin America and the Caribbean, Swiss Re Mexico and Swiss Re Colombia.

“Jaime comes to us with deep market experience, long-standing, trusted relationships and a proven track record of fostering diverse, high-performing teams,” said Korze. “He is the ideal leader to help us bring Everest’s value proposition to Mexico and deliver solutions to bridge unmet needs in this important region as we continue our strategic growth throughout Latin

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