SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 5 March 2018 - Chubb today announced the appointment of Scott Simpson as the new Country President for its general insurance business in Singapore. Mr. Simpson replaces Adam Clifford who, as previously announced, will move on to a new role as Chubb's Division President, Continental Europe.
As the new Country President, Mr. Simpson will have overall responsibility for the growth and financial results of the operations in Singapore across all lines of business i.e. Property & Casualty, Accident & Health and Personal Lines. Mr. Simpson is currently serving as Head of State Distribution, Australia, where he leads the National Underwriting Centre, Independent Broker Unit and Global Broker Unit underwriting teams.
Mr. Simpson joined Chubb in 2005 as a Commercial Lines Underwriter in Sydney and since then, had held numerous leadership roles including Branch Manager for Melbourne and Head of Northern Region, spanning New South Wales and Queensland. In his new role, Mr. Simpson will relocate from Sydney to Singapore and will report to Paul McNamee, Regional President for Chubb in Asia Pacific.
On the change in Singapore's leadership, Mr. McNamee said, "Scott is a skillful leader with a proven track record of success. I'm confident that he has the breadth and depth of experience to steer the company to match the ambition and opportunity which Singapore affords us as a highly strategic market for our Asia Pacific business."
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.