Chubb appoints Kevin Bogardus to lead Singapore’s business


SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 8 December 2021 – Chubb today announced the appointment of Kevin Bogardus as the Country President for its Singapore business, subject to regulatory approval. Mr. Bogardus replaces Scott Simpson who has been appointed as President for Chubb’s operations in Hong Kong and Macau.


In his new role as Country President for Singapore, Mr. Bogardus will have overall responsibility for the growth and financial results of the operations across all lines of business i.e.  Property & Casualty, Accident & Health and Personal Lines. He will also manage all affinity partnerships and drive efforts to deepen and grow these. Mr. Bogardus is currently the Country President for Chubb in China. He will relocate from China to Singapore for his role and will report to Edward Ler, Chubb’s Executive Vice President and Head of Southeast Asia. 


Mr. Bogardus has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry having begun his career at Winterthur Insurance where he helped establish offices for the company in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Ningbo and ultimately, securing the first operating license for a European insurance company in China. Over the years, he has worked for reinsurance and broking firms in roles of increasing responsibility. He joined Chubb in 2009 as Chief Advisor to Huatai Insurance Group Company Limited, where Chubb is the largest shareholder. Under his leadership, Chubb’s footprint in China grew and the business expanded into new product lines becoming the market leader in segments such as Life Sciences, Financial Lines and Chinese multinational programs.


According to Mr. Ler, “Kevin is entrepreneurial, driven and leads by example.  I’m confident of his leadership to grow and strengthen Chubb’s niche as a pre-eminent provider of risk management solutions in Singapore, a strategically important market for our business in the region”.

About Chubb

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries and territories, 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. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength 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, Paris and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide.

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