Chubb announced today the appointment of Dean Osmond to the role of Environmental Risk Underwriter in Australia.
Dean will work closely with brokers to help them understand the environmental risks that their clients face and advise them on Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) Insurance solutions.
Chubb offers a broad product suite of EIL policies including Premises Pollution Liability, Contractors Pollution Liability and TankSafe Storage Tank Liability.
Dean is an Environmental Consultant with over 10 years experience in environmental site and risk assessment, Environmental Health and Safety auditing and environmental planning. He has had extensive consulting experience in the infrastructure, resources, construction, manufacturing and financial sectors.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management from Deakin University and is a Certified Environmental Management Systems Principal Auditor.
John French, Chubb Country President for Australia and New Zealand, said: “Having an experienced environmental consultant of Dean’s caliber join the Chubb team is excellent news for Australian brokers and our EIL clients. With increasing awareness of the need for environmental risk solutions and regulatory requirements that continue to evolve, Dean is well equipped to provide expert advice to brokers and their clients".
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 defi ned by its extensive product and service off erings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional fi nancial 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 offi ces in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide.
Chubb, via acquisitions by its predecessor companies, has been present in Australia for over 50 years. Its operation in Australia (Chubb Insurance Australia Limited) provides specialised and customised coverages, including Marine, Property, Liability, Energy, Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers, Financial Lines, Utilities, as well as Accident & Health insurance, to a broad client base. Chubb is a major insurer of many of the country’s largest companies. With five branches and over 500 staff in Australia, it has a wealth of local expertise backed by its global reach and breadth of resources.
More information can be found at www.chubb.com/au