Chubb announces leadership for commercial insurance

Chubb | December 09, 2019

Chubb has announced leadership appointments for North America Commercial Insurance, its $5.8 billion retail commercial property-casualty insurance division, which serves middle-market and small businesses through 48 offices in the US and Canada. Ben Rockwell, currently executive vice president and chief underwriting officer of North America Commercial Insurance, has been appointed vice president of Chubb Group and will serve as division president of Chubb Middle Market. James Williamson, currently vice president of Chubb Group and division president of North America Small Commercial Insurance, will serve as division president of Chubb Small Business.

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Responsible for 91 deaths each day, the opioid epidemic continues to devastate the nation. The death rate from these drugs has nearly quadrupled since 1999 and continues to rise. Nearly half of these opioid-related deaths—42 each day— were caused by a prescription opioid. Prescription opioids (e.g., oxycodone, hydrocodone, methadone) are used to treat moderate to severe pain and can provide effective pain management when prescribed and taken as directed. However, prescription opioids can also be misused and lead to addiction, death, job loss and a host of other problems, taking a significant human and financial toll on individuals, families, communities, and states.

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