Chubb appoints new chief claims officer

Michael W. Smith brings more than 30 years of experience to the role

Chubb Limited has appointed Michael W. Smith chief claims officer, effective immediately.

In his new role, Smith will oversee all aspects of executive claims management, service and administration globally.

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“Mike brings deep experience in both executive claims management and running significant insurance businesses,” Chubb chairman and CEO Evan G. Greenberg said in a news release. “He’s a strong, hands-on leader with proven success managing and executing change across large, global organizations.”

Smith has more than 30 years of insurance and legal experience, and was most recently chief transformation officer at American International Group (AIG).

Frank Lattal, Chubb’s outgoing chief claims officer, will continue to serve as Chubb Group’s senior vice-president.

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