Chubb made a number of new appointments and promotions within its North America Accident and Health Affinity Solutions business. Amwins, a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, named a new chief underwriting officer.
Chubb made a number of new appointments and promotions within its North America Accident and Health Affinity Solutions business. They include:
Ron Agatep, who is now VP, head of Affinity Solutions. He will report to Suresh Krishnan, Executive Vice President and Head of North America Accident and Health, and will be based in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. Agatep, a 25 years insurance industry veteran, will handle developing and implementing strategies related to profitable growth for the business, including leading a broad team of underwriting and service specialists across multiple lines of business to deliver customized insurance to Chubb‘s affinity clients and distribution partners. Previously, Agatep served as Head of Americas – Accident & Health for AXA XL.
Matthew Tiberio, who was appointed Manager, Supplemental Health and Direct Marketing. Tiberio, a 15-year Chubb veteran, will be based in Whitehouse, N.J. and report to Agatep. In this expanded role, Tiberio will lead a team of underwriters to deliver insurance for Chubb’s Supplemental Health and Direct Marketing clients and producers. Previously, he served as Assistant Vice President, Underwriting, Affinity Solutions.
Blakely Montemayor, who was named Manager, Credit Card Enhancements. Montemayor, a Chubb veteran going back to 2017 will lead a team developing and providing innovative benefits for customers of many of the largest global financial institutions and credit card issuers. He previously held the position of Executive Underwriter, Affinity Solutions. He will be based in Philadelphia, Penn., and report to Agatep.
Amwins, a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, named Mark Bernacki to the newly created position of chief underwriting officer.
Bernacki will be responsible for overseeing the underwriting performance of the company’s $3+ billion delegated authority business, which will include continued investments in actuarial capabilities, claims, portfolio management, and underwriting oversight. Additionally, he will continue to focus on building capacity and growing Amwins’ alternative risk capabilities, with a particular focus on Bermuda and London, two key growth areas for the firm.
As well, Bernacki will concentrate on expanding global underwriting capacity, expanding key market relationships, and developing new products and programs. He will continue to oversee operations for Amwins Special Risk Underwriters – Amwins’ in-house underwriting facility offering capacity exclusively through Amwins brokers.
Sources: Chubb, Amwins