Chubb has named Glen Browne as deputy regional president for Asia Pacific and division president, Southeast Asia, effective immediately.
In his new role, Browne will be responsible for the general management and business results in the six countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as any future territories in Southeast Asia.
In addition to his new appointment, Browne keeps his current role as executive vice president and regional head of accident & health (A&H) for Asia Pacific, inclusive of all digital distribution and bancassurance for Asia.
He will continue to be based in Singapore and will report to Paul McNamee, senior vice president of Chubb Group and regional president, Asia Pacific.
Browne joined the company (then known as ACE Group) in New Zealand in 2000 as the national commercial business manager and, over the course of the next five years, took on roles as regional SME manager for Asia and general manager for Taiwan’s A&H business.
After leaving the company in 2005, he served in operational and management positions of increasing responsibility at AIG, Cigna International and Prudential Assurance, including roles as chief marketing officer in Japan and regional CEO for Europe. He re-joined ACE in 2012 as country president for Thailand, where he led the growth of the general insurance business.
Commenting on the appointment Juan Andrade, executive vice president of Chubb Group and president, overseas General Insurance said: “Glen’s more than two decades of experience in Asia includes successfully managing and building businesses in both developed and emerging markets,”
“I am confident that his technical expertise, local market knowledge and leadership skills will help us to achieve long-term profitable growth in our Asia Pacific general insurance business.”