Chaucer names John Fowle as its new chief executive

Newly promoted man at the helm has been with the company since 2002, having held several leadership roles

Chaucer names John Fowle as its new chief executive

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Specialist Lloyd’s insurance group as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Johan Slabbert, who will depart from the company to pursue other opportunities.
The appointment is subject to approval from Lloyd’s and relevant regulatory agencies.
Fowle joined Chaucer in 2002 and served in several key leadership positions, with the most recent being chief underwriting officer in charge of developing and executing the firm’s underwriting strategies. Prior to Chaucer he held various underwriting roles in the London and Lloyd’s markets.

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“We are thrilled to have John, with his extensive underwriting experience and expertise, move into the lead role at Chaucer,” said Joseph Zubretsky, president and CEO of The Hanover Insurance Group, Chaucer’s parent firm.
“He has played a key role on Chaucer’s leadership team, helping us develop an outstanding underwriting discipline and culture. We look forward to continuing to build on the strong performance of the organization under his direction, providing responsive insurance solutions for our brokers, coverholders and clients.”

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