Chubb makes twin appointments
Chubb has announced changes to its leadership teams in Korea and Japan.
Janice (Jae-Kyung) Mo has been appointed country president of Chubb's general insurance business in Korea, subject to regulatory approval. Currently, Mo serves as senior vice president for property & casualty, claims and corporate strategy, for the business. In her new role, she will have responsibility for the overall performance of Chubb in Korea.
The appointment is expected to be effective September 1. Mo will report to Paul McNamee, regional president, Asia Pacific. She succeeds Edward Kopp, who has been appointed regional president, Far East and Country President, Japan. In his new role, he will have overall responsibility for the management and business results for all of Chubb's general insurance operations in Japan.
Kopp will report to Juan Luis Ortega, executive vice president, Chubb Group and president, overseas general insurance, the company's general insurance operations in 51 countries and territories outside North America. Kopp succeeds Diego Sosa who was named country president, Chubb Mexico and general manager, Chubb Seguros Mexico.
"Janice is a seasoned insurance professional with a proven track record of successfully driving businesses to deliver sustainable and profitable growth," said McNamee. "Our local operations globally – a defining Chubb strength – benefit from our capacity and commitment to recognise and promote talent within the organisation. Janice is well positioned to lead the continued growth, transformation and innovation across our general insurance business in Korea."
Mo has more than 30 years of experience in financial services. She joined Chubb in 2014 as head of property & casualty and agency distribution management. Earlier in her career, she worked at AIG for 10 years, most recently as head of commercial insurance for Korea. Her banking experience includes a decade at Deutsche Bank, most recently as vice president, global banking in Korea.
Kopp has more than 25 years of experience in insurance and finance. Prior to serving as country President of Korea, he was senior vice president, head of accident & health, Asia Pacific. Since joining Chubb in 2012, he also has served as deputy country president & chief operating officer for Chubb in Korea and country president for Chubb in Thailand. Before joining Chubb, he was deputy president and chief operations officer, Korea, for HSBC Insurance at Hana HSBC Life Insurance, a joint venture between HSBC Insurance and Hana Financial Group.