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Chubb appoints Simon Priebbenow as Head of Claims, Australia & New Zealand
Oct 1, 2019

October 1, 2019 – Chubb today announced that Simon Priebbenow has been appointed as Head of Claims, Australia & New Zealand. In his new role, Mr. Priebbenow will report to Jarrod Hill, Chubb’s Country President for Australia & New Zealand, with a matrix report to the previous incumbent, James Flaskett, Chubb’s Regional Head of Claims for Asia Pacific.

Mr. Priebbenow has been with Chubb since 2004 and has extensive claims experience both in Australia and overseas. His career with the company has included working as Vice President Claims Service Development in Chubb’s international division; Head of Claims for Latin America; Asia Pacific Claims Operations Manager; and Australia’s Claims Operations Manager.

Achieving claims excellence using empathy, integrity and attention to detail have been a hallmark of Mr. Preibbenow’s leadership. He has a strong track record of success through enhancing service and providing positive customer experiences.

On this new appointment, Mr. Hill said, “Excellence in claims remains a strong differentiator for Chubb. Our claims team offers a service we are very proud of and the Head of Claims has a critical leadership role in this.”

“In welcoming someone of Simon’s calibre and depth of claims experience back into the Australian business, I have no doubt that our broker partners and customers will continue to experience great outcomes as we deliver on our promise to pay.”

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, Paris and other locations, and employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.

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