Chubb has announced it has made a couple of appointments within its North American businesses.
Scott Meyer has been appointed as senior vice president, Chubb Group and division president of Westchester – Chubb’s wholesale and excess & surplus lines insurance business. Meyer succeeds Bruce Kessler, who will be retiring at the end of this year. Kessler will also assume the role of chairman of Westchester following his succession.
As division president of Westchester, Meyer will have executive operating responsibility for the commercial property and casualty insurance business, which serves both the US and Canada wholesale and excess & surplus lines markets via brokerage, binding, and programs segments.
Meyer has nearly 30 years of underwriting and risk management experience in professional lines. In 2008, he served as executive vice president of professional risk for ACE USA, and was later promoted to division president of professional risk for ACE USA in 2012. He was eventually named division president of Chubb’s North America financial lines after ACE’s acquisition of Chubb in 2016.
Steven Goldman has been appointed to the role of vice president, Chubb Group and division president of Chubb North America financial lines – the position Meyer had previously served.
Goldman will have executive oversight of Chubb's management and professional liability lines of business in his new role.
He has almost 20 years of underwriting and risk management experience; Goldman is also a lawyer with a graduate degree in taxation. He was most recently serving as executive vice president of financial lines for Chubb Overseas General. Goldman had worked as a senior vice president on the ACE professional risk team at ACE USA, later joining Chubb when Chubb acquired ACE.
Both Meyer and Goldman will report to Chubb Group vice president and president of North America major accounts and specialty insurance John Lupica.
“Scott and Steve both bring extensive leadership, underwriting and P&L management experience to their new roles. They are proven leaders in our company and will make an immediate impact in their respective businesses,” said Lupica in a statement.
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