Chubb appoints Seth Gillston as Head of North America Industry Practices

Chubb, a global insurance leader, has appointed Seth Gillston as Executive Vice President, Head of North America Industry Practices.

Chubb, a global insurance leader, has appointed Seth Gillston as Executive Vice President, Head of North America Industry Practices.

In this strategic role, Gillston will spearhead Chubb’s industry-focused initiatives, overseeing coordinated underwriting, risk engineering, and claims services tailored to specific sectors across diverse market segments.

He will continue to serve as Private Equity Industry Practice Leader. He will be based in New York City and report to John Lupica, Vice Chairman, Chubb Group and President, North America Insurance.

John Lupica, Vice Chairman, Chubb Group and President, North America Insurance, said, “Seth’s rich history with Chubb, including experience leading some of our Industry Practices over the years, positions him to succeed in his new role. The relationships he has built over more than two decades with our organisation will allow him to advance these practices and primes them for future success. Additionally, his strong underwriting acumen and knowledge of our diverse network of clients and distribution partners will be key to advancing the Industry Practices’ growth and creating more comprehensive insurance solutions for our customers.”

With 28 years of industry experience, Gillston has been a pivotal figure at Chubb since joining in 2000. With a background in risk management and economics from Temple University, Gillston has previously held leadership roles in M&A and Private Equity, Global Casualty, Real Estate & Hospitality Practice, and the Alternative Risk Solutions group.

Chubb, a world-renowned insurance provider operating in 54 countries, offers a range of insurance services, including property and casualty, personal accident, supplemental health, reinsurance, and life insurance.

The North America Industry Practices at Chubb cover a spectrum of sectors, including Energy, Real Estate & Hospitality, Construction, Life Sciences, Financial Institutions, Transportation, Manufacturing, Technology, Healthcare, and Private Equity.

Gillston’s role involves collaborating with each Industry Practice Leader to align market segments, strengthen business lines, and elevate Chubb’s comprehensive insurance solutions.

Seth Gillston, Executive Vice President, Head of North America Industry Practices at Chubb, said, “Chubb has a deep history of being a leading carrier in industry-specific practices. I’m invigorated for this new role, so that I can further enhance the strategic direction of our Industry Practices. We want to align all of Chubb’s resources through a market-specific lens. I look forward to working with each of our Industry Practice Leaders to expand our thought leadership, tailored underwriting products, and specialised service offering.”

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