Paul Johnstone has been named president of Canadian operations for Chubb, the P&C insurer introduced Friday.
Johnstone will assume the function of nation president of the corporate’s enterprise operations in Canada on July 1, topic to regulatory approvals. He’ll succeed John Alfieri, who will retire from Chubb in July after practically twenty years on the firm.
“With practically 30 years within the Canadian insurance coverage market, Paul is poised to tackle his new management function,” says Chris Maleno, senior vice president of Chubb Group and division president of North America discipline operations. “His background is broad and deep, with expertise in underwriting, advertising and distribution throughout key shopper segments and product teams.”
Johnstone, who at present providers as Chubb’s chief working officer in Canada, will report back to Maleno. In his new function, Johnstone may have govt working duty for the group’s retail property and casualty insurance coverage enterprise, together with its high-net-worth private traces and accident and well being choices for Canadian-based purchasers served by impartial brokers and brokers.
Johnstone has practically three a long time of expertise within the Canadian insurance coverage market, spanning the reinsurance and P&C sectors. Previous to ACE’s acquisition of Chubb in January 2016, he served as senior vice president of Chubb’s Private Danger Companies enterprise in Canada, the place he oversaw the modernization of its working techniques and strategic growth of distribution. Johnstone joined Chubb in 1994 as an affiliate in industrial insurance coverage. He holds a Bachelor of Arts diploma from Ontario’s College of Windsor, and a CRM and certificates in public administration.
For his half, Alfieri joined the corporate in 2004 and performed many pivotal roles, together with creating the New York area into what it’s as we speak, shaping the shopper govt workforce, and total discipline construction for Chubb’s division that serves massive nationwide and multinational industrial purchasers, Maleno says.
“Below John’s management, Chubb’s Canadian industrial and private traces of enterprise have skilled important progress, in flip getting ready his successor to additional that upward trajectory,” Maleno says. “We thank John for his many contributions and want him the perfect in his retirement.”
Chubb has operations in 54 nations and territories worldwide, providing industrial and private property and casualty insurance coverage, private accident and supplemental well being, reinsurance and life insurance coverage. In Canada, Chubb Insurance coverage Firm of Canada has places of work in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver, and supplies services and products via licensed insurance coverage brokers throughout the nation.
Characteristic picture: Paul Johnstone named President of Canadian Operations (PRNewsfoto/Chubb).