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Chubb appoints President of Consumer Lines for EMEA

19th August 2022 - Author: Kane Wells

Global insurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Chris Eappariello as President of Consumer lines for the insurer’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

ChubbEappariello will be responsible for a newly created regional segment which comprises Chubb’s Specialty Personal Lines (SPL), Accident and Health (A&H) affinity, consumer travel and direct marketing businesses, including its digital capabilities, across 26 countries.

He has over two decades of experience within the insurance industry, having joined Chubb (then ACE) in 2002, where he held a variety of management roles including Operations Manager, Consumer Lines Europe and Regional Director Personal Lines, Europe, Eurasia and Africa.

Prior to Chubb, Eappariello worked in the banking sector and also spent five years with Aon Warranty Group.

In this new role, he will continue to be based in London and will report to David Furby, Regional President, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Eappariello’s appointment is effective immediately.

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Furby commented on the appointment, stating, “I am delighted that we have been able to appoint Chris to this important new role. His wealth of experience and insights mean he is perfectly placed to further develop and grow our consumer-facing businesses.”

“Realigning our structure within the newly created Consumer Lines segment means we can focus on developing large and strategic partnerships led by agile product development and digital-first solutions that will help us to better meet the evolving needs of our customers both now and in the future.”

In a related move, Janene Blizzard, previously Vice President A&H United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa (UKISA), becomes Vice President A&H Corporate EMEA.

Blizzard will be responsible for all of Chubb’s A&H Corporate business across the region and will remain based in London, reporting to both Mark Roberts, Division President UKISA and Sara Mitchell, Division President Continental Europe, Middle East and North Africa (CEMENA.)

Sara Mitchell said, “Janene has a great depth of knowledge and understanding which has helped her achieve tremendous success running Chubb’s A&H business in UKISA over the last three years.”
“I look forward to working with her in this wider regional role as she continues to drive and deliver impressive results.”

Blizzard has held a series of A&H roles of increasing seniority at Chubb and has worked in the insurance industry for more than 25 years.

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