NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb today announced that Graham Fulcher has been appointed Chief Actuary for Overseas General Insurance, the company's international general insurance business. He succeeds Michael Kessler, who was recently appointed Vice President, Chubb Group and Chief Reinsurance Officer.
Mr. Fulcher will be responsible for leadership of the actuarial function across Chubb Overseas General including reserving, pricing, portfolio management, planning and forecasting, and financial reporting and compliance. He will be based in London and report to John Jones, Chief Financial Officer of Overseas General Insurance, and Paul O'Connell, Vice President, Chubb Group and Chief Actuary, Global Property and Casualty.
Mr. Fulcher rejoins the company from Willis Towers Watson's insurance consulting business, where he held a number of senior management roles, most recently as Managing Director of its U.K. and Irish practice that serves the property and casualty and life insurance sectors. Previously, he was Chief Actuary of ACE European Group from 2005 to 2008, and the Chief Actuary of European operations for ACE Tempest Re from 2002 to 2005. ACE Limited acquired The Chubb Corporation in January 2016 and adopted the Chubb name.
"We are delighted to welcome Graham back to our company," said Juan C. Andrade, Executive Vice President of Chubb Group and President, Overseas General Insurance. "Graham is an experienced manager with deep actuarial experience in both P&C and life insurance. He will be leading an excellent team of seasoned actuaries. We look forward to his contributions in helping us to continue growing our business profitably around the world."
Mr. Fulcher earned his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees at Cambridge University. He is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, qualifying in 1993 when he was awarded the Joseph Burns prize for performance in the qualifying examinations.
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.