Bangkok, October 14, 2020 - Chubb Samaggi Insurance Public Company Limited (Chubb) today announced the appointment of Stuart Kerr as Head of Property & Casualty, Thailand, subject to regulatory approval. In his new role, he will oversee the underwriting for and provide operational direction and oversight across Chubb's Property & Casualty product lines in Thailand. In addition to his new appointment, Mr. Kerr will continue to be responsible for the overall operation and profitability of the Casualty portfolio in Asia as its Head of Casualty.
Mr. Kerr will be based in Thailand, and report jointly to Andrew Nisbet, Country President of Chubb’s general insurance business in Thailand, as well as Grant Cairns, Head of Property & Casualty, Asia Pacific.
Mr. Kerr brings 25 years of insurance knowledge and business leadership experience to the role. He joined Chubb in 2000 as a Casualty underwriter in London. During his time with Chubb, he has been involved in the underwriting and management of portfolios of local and multinational casualty businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom.
In Mr. Kerr’s current role as the Head of Casualty for Asia Pacific, he is responsible for the management of the Casualty portfolio in the region including the financial management of the General Liability and Workers’ Compensation portfolios, the definition and implementation of Chubb’s technical underwriting appetite, product development, as well as guidance and training for the Casualty underwriters in the region.
“Stuart is a recognized leader in the insurance industry with an outstanding track record for achieving results,” said Mr. Nisbet. “I have had the pleasure of working alongside him previously during our time together in Chubb Australia and very much look forward to his strong contribution. I am sure he will make great strides towards advancing our Property & Casualty strategy in Thailand.”
“Stuart is a valuable member of the Asia Pacific Property & Casualty team,” said Mr. Cairns. “With his experience in underwriting, product development and relationship management, I am confident that he will bring the management and profitability of the Property & Casualty business in Thailand to greater heights while continuing to lend his strong technical expertise to the region by managing the Casualty portfolio in Asia.”
About Chubb Samaggi Insurance
In Thailand, Chubb Samaggi Insurance Public Company Limited (“Chubb Samaggi Insurance”) provides a comprehensive range of insurance solutions for individuals, families and businesses, both large and small.
As a key player in the local general insurance market, its product offerings include Accident & Health, Fire and Property, Motor and Specialty insurance products for retail clients. In addition, Chubb Samaggi Insurance provides Property, Casualty, Construction, Marine and Financial Lines insurance for corporate clients.
Chubb Samaggi Insurance offers its products and services through a multitude of distribution channels of which direct marketing is its forte. Other channels include banks, brokers, agency and a branch network nationwide.
The company’s market leadership is largely attributed to its strong partnerships with financial institutions as well as leading companies; the clients and employees of which benefit from tailored protection policies.
Additional information can be found at www.chubb.com/th
66(0) 2611-4040 #5129