Global re/insurer Chubb has appointed Gabriel Lazaro as Senior Vice President, Digital Head for Overseas General Insurance.
In this new role, Lazaro will have responsibility for digital insurance product distribution and sales efforts in countries and territories outside North America, working with Chubb’s digital teams around the world.
He will report to Sean Ringsted, Executive Vice President, Chubb Group and Chief Risk Officer and Chief Digital Officer, and to Juan Luis Ortega, Executive Vice President, Chubb Group and President, Overseas General Insurance.
Lazaro joined Chubb five years ago from American International Group, where he held multiple international roles, including Head of Digital for Emerging Markets and Head of Digital, Latin America.
Ringsted commented: “Gabriel is a digital pioneer and forward thinker with a proven track record of converting strategy into execution. In his new role, he will leverage his experience to refine Chubb’s overarching digital agenda, focusing on expanding our company’s digital business and partnerships, ensuring product innovation and proper cross-pollination of capabilities across all regions.”
Ortega added: “Gabriel helped design, structure and execute a successful digital agenda in Latin America that changed the value proposition for our consumer and small commercial clients as well as our distribution partners in the region. We are very optimistic about the future of our international digital efforts under his leadership.”
The appointment will take place from 1st January.