Chubb’s Combined Canada has named Joel Schwartz as its new president.
Schwartz will take on the role immediately and will oversee the organisation’s business operations, management, and growth strategies. He will report to Richard L. Williams, Jr., president of Combined Insurance.
Schwartz joins the company after serving as president of CNO company Colonial Penn Life Insurance. Prior to his appointment as president, Schwartz served as Colonial Penn’s CFO and CMO.
Williams said in a statement: “Joel is the right person to be at the helm of Combined Canada during a time of tremendous market opportunity. His deep experience in supplemental health and life insurance and proven ability to deliver results will be a considerable asset to our business.”
He added: “I’m excited for Joel to bring his leadership, drive and innovative thinking to Combined Canada and to lead the organization into a new stage of accelerated growth.”
Prior to joining Colonial Penn, Schwartz held a series of leadership positions, including as CFO and senior vice president at Lincoln Financial Distributors.
Schwartz said: “This is an extraordinary opportunity to join an organization with a rich and enduring legacy, an exceptional executive team, and a strong outlook for growth. It is a privilege to join this talented team, and I look forward to helping the Combined Canada team grow our business across all ten Canadian provinces while continuing to serve individuals and families who look to Combined during times of need today.”