PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb announced today a new leadership team for the Southeast Region of the company's North America field organization, effective February 15, 2016.
James M. Shevlin will serve as Senior Vice President, North America Insurance and Regional Executive Officer (REO) of the Southeast Region. Mr. Shevlin, who was named in an earlier announcement as Regional Chief Operating Officer (RCOO) for the Southeast Region, will assume responsibilities that were previously announced for D. Scott Dalton, who will retire from Chubb on February 15. Mr. Shevlin will report to Harold L. Morrison, Jr., Senior Vice President, Chubb Group, and Division President, Field Operations for the North America Insurance division.
As REO, Mr. Shevlin will be responsible for executing the underwriting and sales strategies of Chubb's business units, staff management, production, profit and loss, and distribution management in the Southeast Region, which is one of eight North America Insurance regions across the United States and Canada. In addition to his REO duties, Mr. Shevlin will manage the Atlanta office.
Barbara A. Wittick will serve as RCOO of the Southeast Region and report to Mr. Shevlin. Currently, Ms. Wittick is Senior Vice President and Tampa Branch Manager for Chubb. In addition to her RCOO duties, Ms. Wittick will lead the Tampa branch office, and the Birmingham, Nashville and Charlotte branch offices will report to her.
"Jim and Barb are talented field leaders who have a deep understanding of the broad spectrum of risks unique to the Southeast Region," said Mr. Morrison. "They are part of a strong lineup of experienced field leaders who are the face of a nimble, relationship-driven and solutions-oriented company focused on generating profitable growth in the region."
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com.