Global (re)insurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Guney Celik as regional head of marine for Eurasia & Africa, effective immediately.
In his new role he will take responsibility for the ongoing expansion of the firm’s marine presence in the Eurasia & Africa region, working with both underwriting and business development teams. Celik has previously led Chubb’s Marine portfolio in Turkey since 2017.
He will continue to be based in Istanbul, and will report jointly to Emre Bugday, Chubb Turkey country president; Nikolay Dmitriev, regional director, Property and Casualty; and Benoit Chasseguet, regional marine manager, Continental Europe.
Giles Ward, regional president, Eurasia & Africa, Chubb, commented: “I am delighted to appoint Guney to this new role. He has done an excellent job in building Chubb’s Marine presence in Turkey and I am looking forward to seeing him achieve similar results on a regional basis. I am sure this well-deserved appointment will bring greater focus and allow us to accelerate growth in this important area of our business.”