Global re/insurer Chubb has announced two leadership appointments within its North America Accident and Health (A&H) business.
Suresh Krishnan, Chubb’s current Chief Operating Officer, North America Accident and Health, has been named Executive Vice President, Head of North America Specialty Accident and Health.
In this expanded role, he will look to grow this critical business segment which offers accident and health insurance to businesses, educational institutions and affinity groups.
Krishnan will continue to report to Chris Martin, Division President of North America Accident and Health.
Lauren Gorte, who will report to Krishnan, has been named Chief Operating Officer, Specialty Accident and Health.
Gorte will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to further leverage the company’s product and service offerings that focus on multinational travel accident and medical, business travel accident, and special risk business lines along with leading the retail field sales and underwriting teams.
Prior to this appointment, Gorte served as Chubb’s Errors and Omissions (E&O) Product Manager.
Gorte joined Chubb in 2009 as a professional associate. She has nearly 10 years of production and field management experience in both the E&O and Cyber product lines.
Throughout her career at Chubb, she has held a variety of leadership positions, heading up the Midwest region’s underwriting team and overseeing the Western region for E&O and Cyber, as well as managing the company’s Real Estate E&O portfolio.
Martin commented: “We are always looking for ways to meet the unique needs of the market, regardless of the business environment. Having Suresh and Lauren in these roles positions us to provide comprehensive solutions for our customers and distribution partners.”