Chubb announces two new appointments within the Middle Market Independent Broker Segment

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb has today announced the appointment of two new positions within its Middle Market Independent Broker segment.


Hannah Hosking has been appointed as Head of Distribution – Independent Brokers UK&I, while Steve Bear has been appointed as Independent Broker Team Manager – London Corporate.

Prior to Chubb, Hannah worked at Hiscox Insurance where she most recently held the role of Regional Manager for the Maidenhead region. Hannah brings with her 15 years of insurance industry expertise and has also formerly held posts at Axa Insurance and Aon.

As Head of Distribution – Independent Brokers UK&I, Hannah will be responsible for managing and driving forward the Chubb UK&I broker proposition. Hannah will play a pivotal role in delivering Chubb's business strategy into the broker and customer community while overseeing the UK&I Business Development Managers who focus on Independent brokers. Hannah will be based in Birmingham and will report in to Sara Mitchell, Head of Corporate Division, UK&I.

Sara Mitchell, Head of Corporate Division, UK&I said:

"Hannah's valuable industry expertise will help us to continue to deliver and grow with our important panel of Independent brokers in the UK&I and execute Chubb's Multiline business strategy into the Independent Broker community through structured sales and distribution."

In a newly created role, Steve Bear has been appointed as Independent Broker Team Manager – London Corporate. Steve joined Chubb in 2009 as a financial lines Underwriter in the Watford office before moving to London in 2011 and joining the Financial Lines Corporate team. Since 2011, Steve has had management responsibility for the Middle-Market financial lines D&O portfolio. Prior to this, Steve worked as a financial lines underwriter at AIG.

Steve will be responsible for driving financial results across London within this Independent broker group, with direct line management responsibility for Chubb's core lines of business including property, casualty, combined package and financial lines. Steve will also work to align the objectives of Chubb's underwriting teams to ensure improved client and broker service, across sales and underwriting perspective. Steve will continue to be based in London and report to Emma Bartolo, Corporate Regional Manager – London.

Emma Bartolo, Corporate Regional Manager – London, said:

"This appointment is testament to our commitment to developing strong relationships with our independent brokers in London, and ensuring that our sales and distribution model is strongly aligned with our underwriting capability and product offering. Steve's role will ensure that underwriting service delivery and day to day trading with our important independent brokers, is consistent and relevant."

About Chubb

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:


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