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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Chubb announced today the appointment of Oliver McCauley as the Environmental Risk Underwriter for Asia. Mr. McCauley will report to Kane Bennett, Regional Manager, Asia Pacific & Far East – Environmental Risk for Chubb in Asia Pacific.

Based in Hong Kong, Mr. McCauley will drive the profitability and strategic direction of the Environmental Risk portfolio across Asia. His responsibilities include providing responsive, accurate and efficient underwriting expertise to the Asian markets as well as implementing broad market strategies tailored for each country.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. McCauley was the Environmental Risk Underwriter for Australia and New Zealand, having contributed to the business both locally as well as for other markets in Asia.

Before joining Chubb, he spent four years as an Environmental Consultant with a specialist contaminated land consultancy in Sydney. During this period, he was exposed to a wide range of contaminated land scenarios across Australia. The experience enabled him to gain a deep understanding of the behaviors of certain contaminants and the potential interaction with receiving environments and populations.

Mr. McCauley holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

On this new appointment, Mr. Bennett said, “The environmental risk markets in Asia have seen tremendous growth as economies mature in the region. Against this backdrop, we saw the need to appoint a specialist resource to help us drive the development of our Environmental Risk portfolio in Asia. With his strong industry experience, Oliver’s appointment will stand us in good stead to consolidate our position as one of the leading underwriters for environmental risks in the region.”

About the New Chubb

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, 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. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise 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: www.new.chubb.com.

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June 30, 2016 at 5:46 pm

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