Chubb announces leadership changes in Canada

WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Chubb appointed Paul johnstone, Chubb Canada current Executive Vice President, Personal Risk Services, in the role of Chubb Canada Deputy Chief Executive Officer, reporting to John J. Alfieri, President, Chubb Canada. In this new role, Mr. Johnstone will assume executive operational responsibility for the organization’s property and casualty insurance business, including its high net worth personal lines segment in Canada, and he will also oversee the commercial accident and health insurance offerings that are provided to clients based in Canada, served by brokers and independent agents through Chubb’s four Canadian branches. In addition, it will help to support Chubb Canada strategic priorities and information technology, including architecture, with a focus on further digitization, and will seek to further strengthen key relationships with channel partners across the region.

Melanie Wilcox, who currently serves as Senior Vice President and Assistant Regional Manager for Chubb Canada Personal Risk Services, will succeed Mr. Johnstone as Head of Personal Risk Management Services, Canada. In this role, she will lead all strategic initiatives and oversee the underwriting, marketing, business development, operations and risk advisory teams to support efforts to meet the insurance needs of successful families and individuals. across Canada. She will report to Mr. Alfieri, with matrix reports to Ana Robic, Vice president, Chubb Group and Division President, Personal Risk Management Services in North America.

These appointments are effective January 1, 2022.

Chubb Canada has a wide range of talents, a wide range of products to offer and a strong distribution channel, ”said Chris Maleno, first vice-president, Chubb Group and Division President, Chubb North American Field Operations. “Paul has a diverse and accomplished career in the Canadian insurance market and brings a broad perspective and in-depth market knowledge to today’s challenges and opportunities. His solid background and leadership experience is ideal for this. new role and position it well to further expand our footprint in Canada. “

Mr. Alfieri added, “Paul and Melanie both bring a wealth of experience to their new roles. Paul’s recent leadership in our personal lines business, coupled with his previous management of corporate marketing and distribution, underwriting, accidents and health and commercial insurance Support Chubb Canada global strategic growth initiatives. Melanie also has a strong leadership background and brings extraordinary technical skills and innovative thinking that will allow us to continue to meet the needs of our channel partners and common customers. “

Mr. Johnstone has nearly 27 years of experience in the Canadian insurance market, spanning the reinsurance and property and casualty insurance industries. Prior to ACE’s acquisition of Chubb in january 2016, he served as Senior Vice President, Canada Personal Risk Services (PRS), where he oversaw the modernization of PRS’s operating systems and the strategic expansion of Chubb’s distribution. He joined Chubb in 1994 as a commercial insurance partner. Mr. Johnstone holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Windsor. He also holds a CRM and a certificate in public administration.

Ms. Wilcox joined Chubb in 2000 as a Personal Lines Underwriting Partner. Since then, she has held progressive leadership roles within PRS, with a focus on marketing, business development and leading Chubb’s digital efforts for PRS. Throughout her career, Ms. Wilcox has supported strategic initiatives impacting product development, distribution management, brand building, digitization, as well as the development and implementation of a range of marketing and communications strategies. She graduated from mcgill university holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and holds the Chartered Insurance Professional designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada.

About Chubb
Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries and territories, Chubb offers property and casualty insurance, supplementary accident and health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of customers. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We process and pay our complaints fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its broad product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations on a global scale. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is included in the S&P 500 Index. Chubb has executive offices in Zurich, New York, London, Paris and other sites, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Further information is available at:

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