OREANDA-NEWS. Chubb today announced the appointment of Joe Fernandez, formerly D&O and Financial Institutions Product Manager for legacy ACE in Continental Europe, to the new role of Financial Lines Product Manager for Eurasia and Africa for Chubb, as it continues to invest in building its insurance capabilities in its newest business region.

In his new role, Joe will be responsible for the development and implementation of financial lines underwriting strategies in Eurasia and Africa. He will also be responsible for employee financial lines products training. Joe will continue to be based in London, reporting to Grant Cairns, Financial Lines Manager for Chubb in the UK and Ireland. His appointment is effective immediately.

Joe has 18 years of insurance industry experience. He joined ACE in 2004 as Corporate Manager for Commercial D&O. Previously he held the position of Corporate Manager for Commercial D&O at AIG.

Giles Ward, Regional President for Chubb in Eurasia and Africa, said:

"Joe is a great addition to the Eurasia and Africa team where we see considerable long-term opportunity for growth in financial lines. His strong track record and market knowledge in Europe's more mature markets will help us to further build our capabilities here and his appointment will bring further focus and consistency to our underwriting strategy. I wish him all the best in his new role."