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Chubb and YIPs continue a strong partnership
Chubb will be an Australasian insurance sponsor for 2018/19
May 2, 2018
"The YIPs an excellent fit for Chubb's entrepreneurial culture that rewards execution and initiative"

Chubb is proud to announce that it will continue as Australasian sponsor of Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs). 

YIPs is a non-profit organisation committed to assisting young professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand develop their career in the insurance industry. 

By running educational workshops and seminars, YIPs provides young members of the industry with a platform to grow their network while also enhancing their business skills and technical expertise.

Chubb’s sponsorship will assist YIPS to implement an exciting calendar of events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, Darwin, Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.

Country President for Chubb in Australia and New Zealand, Jarrod Hill said “Chubb is proud of its strong association with YIPs. We started as Australasian sponsors in 2014 and have watched it flourish into an organisation with 8,000 diverse and talented members from a broad cross-section of the insurance industry.”

“The YIPs objective of developing young talent and helping them thrive in this fantastic industry is an excellent fit for Chubb’s entrepreneurial culture that rewards execution and initiative. We look forward to supporting YIPs activities throughout 2018 and beyond” he added.

President of YIPs in Australia & New Zealand, James Smorthwaite, said “YIPs are exceptionally grateful for the support of Chubb over the past 4 years. During this time Chubb has been an invaluable supporter of our mission by providing sponsorship, thought leadership and industry expertise as our organisation has grown. We look forward to delivering on our shared goal of promoting insurance as a career of choice for young professionals and graduates alike.

About Chubb

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. Chubb, via acquisitions by its predecessor companies, has been present in Australia for almost 100 years. Its operation in Australia (Chubb Insurance Australia Limited) provides specialised and customised coverages including Business Pack, Marine, Property, Liability, Energy, Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers, Financial Lines, Utilities as well as Accident & Health, for a broad client base, including many of the country’s largest companies.

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About YIPs

Young Insurance Professionals, Australia & New Zealand Inc (YIPs) is the largest, independent, non-profit, young insurance professionals organisation in Australia and New Zealand focused on developing the careers of future industry leaders.

As of April 2018, YIPs operates in 11 branches across Australia and New Zealand, hosting both networking and educational events for a vibrant and engaged following of over 8,000 young members.
Our mission is to promote insurance as a rewarding career choice for our members, by fostering their early development, facilitating retention of talent within the industry, and attracting new graduates into careers in insurance. We act as a hub within the industry from which our members can interact and realise that there is more to insurance than sitting behind a desk.

Our members are young (generally in their 20s & 30s), seeking to progress their careers, with a keenness to develop solid professional relationships and networks with others in the insurance industry. These future leaders are eager for your support in ensuring their career in insurance is a worthwhile endeavour. 

Our membership is open to all those working in the insurance industry including underwriters, brokers, claims personnel, risk managers, loss adjusters, insurance lawyers, accountants and other service providers. Our Facebook and LinkedIn groups keep our members up to date with current positions, discussions, and our upcoming events.