Chubb’s push to broaden its digital product and service offerings has led to the creation of a new team in the space for Continental Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The team will also focus on creating new channels for product distribution. Its establishment follows the launch in September of Chubb Studio, a global platform designed to let Chubb’s partners in retail, e-commerce, banking, fintech, airline, telecommunications and other industries add digital insurance options to their own product and service offerings.
Led by Santiago Sanchez, head of Digital for Europe, Chubb’s European digital team will initially comprise the following new appointments:
- Ana de Montvert, head of Digital Business Development for Europe. de Montvert will be responsible for managing and developing digital partnerships across CE and the UK&I. Previously Accident & Health (A&H) manager for Switzerland, she joined Chubb in 2013 as the country’s A&H Business Development manager.
- Christophe Laguet, Digital Marketing & Analytics officer for Europe. In his new role, Laguet will manage the development and execution of Chubb’s customer-focused digital strategy in the region. He will provide countries with targeted tools to drive planning, analytics and marketing. Previously head of Digital A&H for CE, Laguet joined Chubb in 2019. Before that, he worked at MetLife in Singapore as head of digital acquisition and social media.
de Montvert and Laguet will continue to be based in Zurich and Paris, respectively, and their appointments are effective immediately. Both will report to Santiago Sanchez.
In addition, Tessaliina Ilmela has been appointed as A&H head of Digital Product, Continental Europe. Ilmela will identify consumer opportunities, executing pilot digital marketing programs using online, mobile and social tools and platforms. Previously head of Digital for the Nordics, Ilmela joined Chubb last year from Danske Bank where she led digital sales for its Finnish consumer and corporate business.
Ilmela will continue to be based in Helsinki and her appointment is also effective immediately. She will report to Donal Corcoran, head of Consumer Lines, Accident & Health Continental Europe, and also Sanchez.
*A verison of this story ran previously in our sister publication Insurance Journal.