Chubb made two new appointments designed to bolster the leadership of its North America commercial property and casualty businesses.

Seth Gillston, Chubb’s current Private Equity and Real Estate & Hospitality Industry Practice Leader, has been named Executive Vice President of Chubb’s North America Global Casualty and Multinational Field Operations.

Seth Gillston/Chubb

In this new role, he will oversee field operations for Chubb’s Global Casualty and Multinational businesses, focusing on delivering the company’s full range of capabilities and services to clients and distribution partners via Chubb’s U.S. and Canadian branch offices. Gillston will report to Lou Capparelli, Executive Vice President of Chubb’s Global Casualty unit. In addition, Gillston will work closely with the excess casualty team to deliver Chubb’s full suite of primary, foreign and excess casualty offerings for large account clients.

Bill Hazelton/Chubb

At the same time, Gillston will continue serving as the head of Chubb’s Private Equity practice, reporting to Matt Merna, Senior Vice President, Chubb Group and Division President, North America Major Accounts, and will remain based in New York City.

Bill Hazelton was appointed to a new role focused on a number of key strategic initiatives in Chubb’s North America businesses, reporting to John Lupica, Vice Chairman, Chubb Group and President, North America Insurance. In addition, he will also lead Chubb’s Real Estate & Hospitality practice, reporting to Merna. Hazelton will remain based in Whitehouse Station, N.J.

Gillston has more than 25 years of industry experience. He joined Chubb in 2000. Before the 2016 acquisition of Chubb by ACE, he served as Chubb’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice Leader. Hazelton joined Chubb in 2005 and has served in several leadership capacities. Before his former role as Head of Claims, he served as Chubb’s Environmental, Excess Casualty and Construction Industry Practice Leader.

Source: Chubb