OREANDA-NEWS. June 23, 2016. Chubb today announced that Jeremy Miles, Head of Distribution for UK and Ireland, has been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President, Personal Risk Services, Europe.

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In this role, Jeremy will have responsibility for the performance of the company's high net worth personal lines business in Europe and its further development and expansion into new markets within the region.

Jeremy has 32 years of insurance industry experience, including over 20 at Chubb. Before assuming his current role in January 2016, Jeremy served as UK and Ireland Manager for legacy Chubb. Prior to this, he served as the company's London Manager and as Specialty Insurance Manager. Jeremy joined Chubb in 1996 as a senior executive protection underwriter and he has held several underwriting and broking positions within financial lines during his extensive career.

The appointment is effective immediately. Jeremy will join Chubb's European executive committee and will continue to be based in London, reporting to Jalil Rehman, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Operations Officer, Europe with a matrix reporting line to Darryl Page, Vice President, Chubb Group and Division President, International Personal Lines. Jeremy assumes the European responsibilities of Simon Mobey, who has decided to leave the company.

Jalil Rehman, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Operations Officer, Europe, said:

"I am thrilled to welcome such a seasoned insurance professional as Jeremy to this important role for Chubb. Gained over more than three decades, Jeremy's mix of underwriting and sales experience, combined with his strong broker and market relationships, will be great assets for the business.

"Delivering a superior insurance proposition and exceptional claims service for our high net worth clients remain our top priorities and, under Jeremy's leadership, this strategy remains in safe hands. Together with our highly experienced team of personal lines specialists, Jeremy will also ensure that we work even more closely with our broker partners to create new opportunities for mutual growth, including expansion into new markets such as Switzerland and Monaco.

"Simon leaves with our sincere thanks for his contribution over the past two decades and our very best wishes for the future."

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. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise 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: new.chubb.com