WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb today announced several new leadership appointments for the company's North America Major Accounts division and Field organizations, effective immediately.
John Alfieri has been appointed Executive Vice President of North America Major Accounts, which serves large U.S. and Canadian-based companies. In this role, Mr. Alfieri will be responsible for field operations for the company's Major Accounts business, and for developing and implementing strategies designed to deliver Chubb's comprehensive suite of risk management solutions to large domestic and multinational companies. He will also oversee Chubb's network of client executives, and the large account distribution management team working closely with the broader North America Field Operations team. Mr. Alfieri will report to Matthew Merna, Chief Operating Officer of Chubb's North America Major Accounts division, and continue to be based in New York. Prior to this role, Mr. Alfieri served as Chubb's Regional Executive Officer (REO), for the New York Region.
"Chubb's New York Region has thrived under John's leadership," said Chris Maleno, Division President of Chubb North America Major Accounts. "Furthermore, Chubb's extensive network of regional and branch offices enable us to better align with our distribution partners and more effectively meet the needs of clients locally. John has more than three decades of experience in the large account segment of the industry and is recognized throughout North America for his deep expertise and understanding of the unique risks often faced by clients. He brings tremendous value to how Chubb works strategically with clients and the brokers and agents that represent them, and further exemplifies the strength of our deep bench of talented field leaders."
New York Region
With the appointment of Mr. Alfieri, Peter Tucker will take on the role of REO for Chubb's New York region, and focus his efforts on executing the underwriting and sales strategies of the North American business units, staff management, production, profit and loss, and distribution management for the region. He will report to Jerry Butler, Division President, Field Operations, North America Insurance and will be based in New York. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Tucker served as Chubb's Regional Chief Operating Officer (RCOO) for the New York Region.
Amy Feller, who previously served as Chubb's Long Island Branch Manager since 2010, will now assume responsibility as the company's New York RCOO and New York City Branch Manager, reporting to Mr. Tucker. In this role, Ms. Feller will work with Mr. Tucker in overseeing and managing the overall strategy around underwriting, distribution and sales in the New York region. As New York city Branch Manager, she will support the overall performance of retail branches throughout New York area, with special attention to sales, customer experience, and growth objectives. Ms. Feller has more than 25 years of insurance industry experience, having started at Chubb as a personal lines underwriter and later moving into commercial lines. Throughout her tenure, she has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility within Chubb underwriting and field leadership.
Kevin Guinan has been named Chubb's new Long Island Branch Manager, and will also report to Mr. Tucker. In this capacity, Mr. Guinan will be responsible for business development, distribution management, customer relations and staff development within the region. Prior to this new position, Mr. Guinan served as Chubb's Executive Vice President and Eastern Underwriting Center Manager in Chubb's commercial lines business. With more than two decades of industry experience, Mr. Guinan has developed an outstanding track record of success, including managing commercial underwriting in the field and in the Eastern Underwriting Center for Chubb.
"Chubb has an extensive presence in the New York Region, across personal and commercial lines of business," said Mr. Butler. "Peter, Amy and Kevin bring deep ties to the New York and Long Island broker and client communities. Their extensive industry experience and strong understanding of the specific needs within the New York area represent the quality of service Chubb is known for in the marketplace. And, that combination positions them well to further lead our next phase of growth within the region."
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, and the largest commercial insurer in the United States. 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.
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