Chubb Global Mkts promotes O’Brien to Head of Cargo
Chubb announced the appointment of Alex O’Brien as Head of Cargo for Chubb Global Markets (CGM), the company’s wholesale and specialty stores at London Market, including the Lloyd’s platform.
In his new role, O’Brien will be responsible for leading the development and management of the CGM Cargo portfolio. He is based in London and reports to David Kirk, Chief of Marines for CGM. The appointment takes effect immediately.
Formerly Deputy Chief of Cargo, O’Brien first joined CGM’s Marine team in 2015 as an underwriting assistant. He succeeds Kirk, who has retained his primary cargo product responsibilities on an interim basis following his promotion to Chief of Navy in July.
The appointment of O’Brien as Head of Cargo is part of the wider growth and development of the Marine team within CGM, including the recent appointment of Chris Turberville as head of Hull.
AXIS promotes Maher to Head of Cyber and Technology, London
AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced that Andy Maher has been appointed Head of Cyber and Technology, London.
In his new role, Maher will lead the London-based team of underwriters and will focus on developing the team and improving the range of products and services offered to distribution partners and customers globally.
He reports to Dan Truemanhead of Global Cyber and Technology at AXIS.
Maher joined AXIS in 2018 as a senior cyber underwriter before becoming head of Large Accounts for Cyber in North America and then appointed deputy chief underwriting officer, Cyber and Technology in December 2021. Prior to joining AXIS, he held cyber underwriting positions at Markel and Beazley.
“Andy has made significant contributions in the four years since joining our Global Cyber and Technology team as a seasoned cyber specialist, first as a senior underwriter and then progressing to leadership roles in both our North America and London operations ” said Trueman. “Above all, Andy is passionate about continuing to build a team and service levels that can best support our brokerage partners and clients in this exciting market and I am delighted he has accepted this role.”
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