News Release

Chubb appoints Caylin Benting as Accident and Health Corporate Underwriter for South Africa
Oct 3, 2016

Johannesburg - October 3, 2016- Chubb today announced the appointment of Caylin Benting as Accident and Health (A&H) Corporate Underwriter for South Africa, as the company continues to expand its A&H insurance capabilities in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

In his new role, Caylin will be responsible for the performance and profitable development of Chubb’s corporate A&H portfolio in South Africa. Additionally, Caylin will focus on building new distribution channels,  both locally and in Sub-Saharan Africa, to support the company’s strategic growth initiatives with brokers and affinity partners.

Caylin has eight years of relevant industry experience. He joins Chubb from Zurich Insurance Company where he held the position of Commercial Market Underwriter with responsibility for portfolio management. Caylin will be based in Chubb’s Sandton office and will report into Mike de Jong, Head of A&H for Chubb in South Africa. Caylin’s appointment is effective immediately.

Mike de Jong, Head of A&H for Chubb in South Africa said:

"We are delighted to welcome Caylin to Chubb. The corporate A&H division has experienced  a great deal of success over the past five years, and Caylin’s knowledge in the commercial sector will help us to implement our corporate strategy, as well as improve the service we provide to existing clients. I look forward to working with him."

About Chubb

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 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com/za

Media Contacts

Gena McKenna

Marketing and  Communications Manager, Chubb Insurance South Africa Limited

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