Chubb announced Tuesday it has named Barbara Sandelands executive vice president and Customarq package product manager for its commercial insurance division in North America.
In this new role, Sandelands will be responsible for profit and loss, product and system development, and distribution management of the company’s Customarq package policy.
Sandelands has more than three decades of insurance industry experience. Prior to Chubb she was senior vice president of underwriting services at CNA. Before that, she was Chubb’s workers’ compensation manager for its commercial insurance division.
"Chubb offers a rare combination of broad capabilities, a dynamic and entrepreneurial culture and exceptional leadership," Sandelands said. "I am excited to reunite with wonderful friends and colleagues who I have known, professionally and personally, since the beginning of my career."
"I'm very pleased to welcome Barb back to Chubb. Her excellent underwriting acumen, leadership capabilities and marketplace savvy will bolster Chubb's leadership position in serving middle market customers," said C. Scott Gunter, senior vice president, Chubb Group, division president, North America Commercial Insurance.
Sandelands will be based in Whitehouse Station.
"Barb will bring deep product and underwriting knowledge to our team and will play a critical role in driving the strategy for the next generation of our flagship Customarq product," Paul Lewis, executive vice president, chief underwriting officer, commercial insurance, said. "I look forward to seeing her excel in this exciting new position as she manages this important line of business."