10 November 2017Analysis

Chubb appoints head to manage multinational captive programmes

Property/casualty insurer Chubb has appointed Barry Beard as head of global service and complex multinational UK&I.

Based in London, Beard will be managing Chubb's multinational network and services for the UK and Ireland, and will be responsible for helping clients deal with complex multinational captive programmes. He will report to Suresh Krishnan, head of global accounts division Chubb Europe.

Beard has over 20 years of experience in insurance, and is moving from his current role as head of credit management for Chubb's European, Eurasia and Africa, and Asia Pacific divisions.

Krishnan commented: "I am very pleased to welcome Barry to this key leadership role. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to invest in our multinational servicing capabilities and to grow our portfolio of complex captive multinational programmes. Barry is a seasoned industry professional. His extensive credit management and finance background along with strong client relationship skills, combined with Chubb's infrastructure, systems, operations and overall service proposition will produce fit-for-purpose solutions for our clients and brokers."