Chubb names Michelle McLaughlin as chief underwriting officer for North America retail commercial property and casualty
Chubb has appointed Michelle McLaughlin as chief underwriting officer in its North America retail commercial property and casualty insurance division.
She is responsible for guiding the business lines' underwriting strategies and authority, and for general underwriting management.
McLaughlin is based in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, and reports to the division presidents of both the company's small and middle market business lines, James Williamson and Ben Rockwell, respectively.
McLaughlin previously served as executive vice president and property and marine manager, commercial insurance, at Chubb North America. She began her career at Chubb in 1992 as an intern in the company's internal audit department, before moving into an underwriting position in 1997. In 2006 she joined Chubb's property team.
Rockwell said: "[McLaughlin’s] deep understanding of our business and proven leadership experience position her perfectly to meet the underwriting and servicing needs of our small- and- middle market commercial distribution partners and customers throughout North America.”
Williamson added: "Our small business division is focused on innovation, and I look forward to working with [McLaughlin] to ensure we continue to provide superior quality solutions and services to agents and customers alike.”