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Chubb appoints new Head of Accident & Health for Australia & New Zealand
Jun 6, 2018
Blain Waterford, Head of Accident & Health for Chubb in Australia and New Zealand

Sydney, June 6, 2018 – Chubb recently appointed Blain Waterford as Head of Accident & Health, Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Waterford is based in Sydney and reports to Jarrod Hill, Country President for Australia & New Zealand. In his new role, Mr. Waterford is responsible for the management, development and growth of the corporate Accident & Health, Direct Marketing and Travel Insurance business. He replaces Ben Howell, who was recently appointed as Deputy Head of Accident & Health for Chubb in Asia Pacific.

Mr. Waterford has more than 15 years of experience in the industry, a decade of which was with Chubb in South Africa. He relocated to Asia in 2009 and has held senior Accident & Health and General Management roles within Chubb’s Asia Pacific operations. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer for Chubb in Thailand.

According to Mr. Hill, “We are very fortunate to have someone of Blain’s experience and knowledge step into this critical role of Head of Accident & Health. With his insight, energy and strong track record of success, Blain is uniquely positioned to build on Chubb’s position as one of the leading providers of Accident & Health insurance in Australia and New Zealand. I’m confident our partners will benefit from his appointment."

About Chubb

Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries and territories, 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: 


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