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Chubb appoints Scott Pickering to New Zealand Board
Jan 22, 2016

AUCKLAND — 22 January 2016 

Chubb has announced today the appointment of Scott Pickering as an Independent Director to its Board of Directors in New Zealand.

Mr. Pickering brings a wealth of global insurance industry experience to his position on the New Zealand Board. 

His role will include supporting the Chubb management team on issues relating to strategy, performance and resources of the local business.

Mr. Pickering is currently the Chief Executive of the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and previously held executive leadership roles for Willis International and RSA Insurance Group.

He worked for ACE Insurance Limited in various management roles from 1989 to 2005.

Incoming Country President for Chubb in Australia and New Zealand, John French, said; “I am delighted that Scott has accepted a role on the New Zealand Board. He is a highly respected insurance executive and I look forward to his counsel on matters of strategic importance to Chubb in New Zealand”.


On January 14, 2016, ACE Limited acquired The Chubb Corporation, creating a global insurance leader operating under the renowned Chubb name.

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. 

The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.  Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index.  Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at:

Chubb’s operation in New Zealand (ACE Insurance Limited) offers corporate Property & Casualty, Group Personal Accident and corporate Travel Insurance products through brokers. It leverages global expertise and local acumen to tailor solutions to mitigate risks for clients ranging from large multinational companies to local corporates.More information can be found at

ACE Group and ACE Insurance are registered trademarks of Chubb.

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