Chubb has announced that Gina Rebollar has been appointed as Deputy General Counsel, Global Corporate Affairs, effective immediately.
In her new role, Rebollar will lead the company’s global corporate affairs team with responsibility for legal matters related to global corporate, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, asset management and intellectual property.
She will work closely with Chubb Limited’s Board of Directors and advise the firm’s Corporate Development, Treasury, Human Resources and Global Communications functions as well as other members of senior management on various matters.
Rebollar is re-joining Chubb from Clever Leaves, where her position as general counsel lasted a year. From 2011 to 2019, she served as Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel, Global Corporate Affairs at Chubb.
Based in New York, she will report to Joe Wayland, Executive Vice President, Chubb Group and General Counsel.
Rebollar has almost 15 years of experience in corporate affairs matters. Previously, she was a Corporate Associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York.
She succeeds Chris Kearns, who is relocating to the West Coast to pursue other interests. Kearns will serve as a consultant to Chubb through the end of 2020.
Wayland commented on Rebollar’s appointment: “We are delighted to welcome Gina back to Chubb, particularly in this important role where she will be engaged on a broad range of significant matters across the company,
“For eight years, she was a key member of our Global Corporate Affairs team, working closely with Chris. We are fortunate to again benefit from her experience, skills, perspective and insights. With her deep knowledge of Chubb, we expect a seamless transition as Gina assumes her new role.”
Wayland continued: “We thank Chris for his 13 years with the company. He has been a trusted and valued advisor to senior management, to the Board and to all of the functional team members with whom he worked. Chris served in this role during a period of tremendous growth and change, and we benefitted from his judgment, commitment and experience. We wish the best to Chris in his future adventures.”