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Chubb names North America division president

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Chubb Ltd. has appointed Scott Gunter as senior vice president and division president for North America commercial insurance.

Mr. Gunter succeeds Steven R. Pozzi, 60, who will retire at the end of the year after a 36-year career in the insurance industry. He will remain available to Mr. Gunter during the transition and serve as an advisor on special projects for Chubb's North America and overseas general divisions, Chubb said in a statement.

Mr. Gunter will be responsible for the retail commercial property /casualty insurance business that serves the middle market in North America, reporting to Paul Krump, executive vice president and Chubb Group president for North America commercial and personal insurance, the Whitehouse Station, New Jersey-based insurer said in a statement on Friday. 

Mr. Gunter has more than 30 years of insurance industry experience at Chubb, most recently as chief operating officer in Chubb's North America personal risk services division. Prior to the Ace Ltd. acquisition of Chubb in January 2016, he served as the former Chubb Corp.’s commercial insurance global chief underwriting officer.