SINGAPORE, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb announced today the appointment of Jason Keen as Head of Property & Casualty for Asia Pacific. Mr. Keen will succeed Paul McNamee, who will assume his new role as Regional President for Asia Pacific in the fourth quarter of this year. As the new Head of Property & Casualty for Asia Pacific, Mr. Keen will have overall management responsibility for Chubb's extensive Commercial Property & Casualty business across the region which includes Property & Terrorism, Energy, Construction, Casualty, Financial Lines, Surety, Environmental, SME, Marine and Custom Industry Solutions. In his new capacity, he will report to Mr. McNamee.
Mr. Keen is currently the Head of Property for Chubb in the region, a position he retained after ACE's acquisition of Chubb in January 2016. He joined legacy ACE in 2010 as Regional Property Underwriter and was soon promoted to Head of Property & Casualty for Singapore. In this role, he spearheaded the business development initiatives in Singapore and helped drive the effective implementation of strategies across all product lines. In 2013, he became Head of Property for Asia, and the following year, had his responsibilities expanded to include Australia and New Zealand.
In addition to his roles within Chubb, Mr. Keen has experience as an underwriter at Lloyds in London and North America. He received a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Bristol and holds a Dip CII certification with The Chartered Insurance Institute.
On Mr. Keen's promotion, Mr. McNamee said, "Jason is a proven leader with a strong sense of vision for his business and an unwaivering focus on execution. He has demonstrated leadership in underwriting and all that this encompasses including analytics, portfolio management, marketing and distribution management. We are delighted to once again be able to promote talent from within our ranks to such a critical position in a region which continues to offer so much potential."
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. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength 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 31,000 people worldwide.
Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com.