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Chubb Makes Senior Nominations To The Financial Lines Squad

The global insurance giant Chubb has today revealed a trio of three senior appointments to its financial lines teams in the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa (UKISA) and Chubb Global Markets (CGM), the company’s London Market wholesale and speciality business including its Lloyd’s platform.

Nadia Bagijn has been elected financial institutions manager for UKISA and CGM, while Leon Adeyemi becomes the cyber manager for UKISA and CGM, and Mary McGovern is facilitated to management liability manager for the USA.

In her new role, Bagijn will lead the economic institutions business within UKISA and CGM, including setting and riding the growth strategy for both. She has worked in the insurance sector for 19 years and before joining Chubb, held financial organization underwriting leadership roles at several top carriers in the UK, US and Australia.

Adeyemi, who was recently a cyber senior underwriter at CGM, will now lead the cyber team within UKISA and CGM. His role will include implementing the cyber strategy for Chubb’s major summaries and mid-market clients in UKISA and CGM.

Meanwhile, McGovern who joined Chubb in 2008 and most recently led its London management penalty business, will now be responsible for leading and growing Chubb’s management liability portfolio across the USA.

The trio of appointments are effective immediately and the appointees will all be based in London and report to Janet Edey, financial lines administrator USA. Begin and Adeyemi will also report to Robert Wilson, chief underwriting officer for CGM.

Commenting on the administration shakeup, Edey said: “I am delighted to welcome Nadia, Leon and Mary to their new roles. They are all seasoned professionals with a wealth of insights, experience and understanding which will help us to serve even better the constantly changing needs of our financial lines clients across the UK, Ireland and South Africa.”

She added that the leadership of the promoted executives will be valuable in driving the ongoing evolution of the financial institutions, and cyber and management penalty facets of the insurer’s offering.

Robert Wilson also remarked on the appointments and said: “I look forward to working with Nadia and Leon to develop further our financial institutions and cyber portfolios within CGM at this crucial time in the market cycle. Their aptitude and depth of knowledge will help us pursue continued growth as we innovate and create new chances for our customers and our business.”

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