WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb has appointed Leigh Anne Sherman to lead the Private/Not-For-Profit Management Liability business within the North America Financial Lines division. In this role, she will have overall responsibility for leading the company's retail Private/Not-For-Profit Management Liability business, which focuses on providing Directors & Officers (D&O) Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Workplace Violence, Crime and Kidnap & Ransom insurance products.
Ms. Sherman, an Executive Vice President with Chubb, will also continue to provide oversight for the Underwriting Service Branch (USB), which provides new and renewal underwriting and services for eligible management liability product offerings in the U.S. She will continue reporting to Scott A. Meyer, Division President, North America Financial Lines.
"Leigh Anne has been instrumental in the success and continued growth of the USB, and I'm confident that her exceptional leadership skills and deep knowledge of broker, agent and client priorities will complement Chubb's strong underwriting team as we continue to build out our offerings to meet the evolving risks and exposures of private and not-for-profit organizations," said Mr. Meyer. "She represents the remarkably strong leadership team that we have within Financial Lines, and I'm excited to have the opportunity to work with her in this new capacity."
Ms. Sherman began her career with Chubb in 1997 leading transformational technology solutions. She has held progressive leadership roles in several offices in the Chubb organization, most recently serving as head of Chubb's USB, located in Simsbury, Connecticut. Ms. Sherman also serves as co-chair of Chubb's Women's Business Roundtable as well as on nonprofit boards in the community.
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 www.chubb.com.