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Chubb hires Richard Williams as President of Combined Insurance

20th May 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

Global insurer and reinsurer Chubb has appointed Richard Williams as President of Combined Insurance.

handshake-close-up-photoWilliams appointment takes place effective immediately, and will oversee all Combined business operations, management, and growth strategies.

He will report to Joe Vasquez, who has been leading Combined since late 2019.

Vasquez will continue in his role as Senior Vice President, Chubb Group and head of its worldwide accident and health insurance business.

Williams joins Combined from Aflac where he was a core member of its global executive management team and most recently served as President of Aflac Group Benefits.

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In his leadership roles he oversaw the growth strategy and distribution efforts for Aflac in the United States.

“Rich is an exceptional executive, with remarkable breadth of experience in the insurance industry and a long track record of delivering strong results,” said Vasquez.

“I look forward to his partnership and leadership in positioning Combined for accelerated growth and continued sustainability as the company enters its second century in business.

“We’re very pleased to welcome him to the organisation, and I look forward to a seamless transition in leadership.”

Williams added: “This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with a strong culture and legacy of service, and unique in its ability to nimbly navigate a changing industry.

“With a strong leadership team, the backing of Chubb, and several transformative initiatives in motion, Combined is poised to capitalise on evolving market trends.

“I am honoured to have this opportunity, to lead Combined into a new era of growth, and build on the great legacy of serving those in need.”

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