MIAMI, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb today announced that Jorge Luis Cazar, Regional President, Latin America, has been named "Latin American Most Influential Individual of the Year" in the fourth annual Reactions Latin America Awards.
This marks the second consecutive year Mr. Cazar has received this honor, which "recognizes an individual who has left his mark in Latin America in the insurance and reinsurance industry during the last year and stands out among his peers," according to Reactions.
The Reactions Latin America Awards, presented on May 19th at a gala dinner in Miami's South Beach, recognize the individuals and companies that have made a difference in one of the fastest-growing emerging markets in the world.
"We are proud that Jorge Luis has once again been recognized by Reactions for his industry leadership and achievements," said Juan C. Andrade, Executive Vice President of Chubb Group and President, Overseas General Insurance, the company's international general insurance business. "Jorge Luis is a strong, effective, and respected leader. Under his leadership, Chubb has built a growing and profitable business across Latin America. We look forward to continuing to grow in this important region and to continue our tradition of providing the best combination of services and products to our customers and distributors."
Mr. Cazar has a proven track record of more than 25 years in the insurance industry, including executive leadership positions and senior underwriting in Latin America and Asia Pacific. He has overall responsibility for the general management and business results for all Chubb operations in the Latin American region, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Puerto Rico.
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 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com