International (re)insurer Chubb, has announced the appointment of John Latter as senior vice president, claims director for the firm’s Europe and Eurasia and Africa regions, effective immediately.
In his new regional executive role, he will have overall responsibility for the strategy and delivery of Chubb's claims services in these two regions.
Based in London, he will report to David Furby, senior vice president Chubb Group and Regional President, Chubb European Group and to Nandini Mani, executive vice president, claims for overseas general insurance, the company's international general insurance business in 51 countries and territories.
Latter has 30 years of insurance industry experience and joined Chubb three years ago from Zurich where he held numerous senior claims roles with both UK and international responsibilities.
He replaces Julie Chalmers who is departing the company. He will work closely with Chalmers to ensure a seamless transition. Latter will continue to oversee the role of UK & Ireland claims director until a successor is named.
Furby said: "I am delighted to promote John to this important role. John is highly respected within the industry and has a proven track record within claims across many years. His insights and leadership will help to continue to deliver a superior experience for our customers and strengthen further our award-winning claims service across both these regions."
Nandini Mani said: "John brings with him a wealth of experience and understanding which will make him an effective leader across these two regions. His appointment illustrates the depth of talent we have within the Chubb organisation and emphasises our commitment to maintaining claims excellence."