Chubb strengthens its real estate, hospitality practice

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Chubb strengthens its real estate, hospitality practice
Chubb has announced the appointment to its real estate and hospitality practice of several new leaders. The appointments are part of a new structure meant to maximize the company’s efforts to provide customers with easy access to property and casualty resources.

The following appointments are effective immediately:
 
  • Seth Gillston: Currently Chubb’s mergers and acquisitions and private equity practice leader, Gillston has been appointed executive vice president and real estate and hospitality industry practice leader within the company’s North American Major Accounts division. He will also continue to lead the private equity team. Gillston will report to Matt Merna, chief operating officer for Chubb North America Major Accounts.
  • Steven Reiss has been appointed executive vice president for the real estate and hospitality industry practice. He will report to Gillston.
  • Tom Angelo, practice leader for the REH practice, will report to Reiss.
  • Luke Testa has been named Chubb’s REH casualty underwriting manager. He will report to Angelo.
  • Ted Aitken will lead the casualty practice for Major Accounts Financial Institutions with large real estate operations. He will also report to Angelo.
“We are committed to world-class client and relationship management, and see tremendous opportunities to further serve our customers in the property and casualty space and ensure they have the most robust risk-management strategies in place,” Merna said. “Through this new structure, our clients will benefit from greater depth of resources, including a broader set of casualty coverage solutions, claims management capabilities and focused loss-control services, as well as more comprehensive guidance that can help risk managers ensure extensive risk management solutions are in place to mitigate specific industry exposures.”


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