Chubb announced the appointment of Mr Edward Ler as the new Country President for its general insurance business in Korea. Mr Ler replaces Mr Edward Kopp, who was recently appointed as the new Country President for Chubb's general insurance business in Thailand.
Mr Ler joined Chubb in 2013 as Senior Vice President and Regional Head of Personal Lines, which includes oversight for Motor, Residential, High Net Worth and Specialty Personal Lines. During 2014-2016, in addition to his business leadership role, he was concurrently President Director for Chubb in Indonesia. Mr Ler's 15-year career in the insurance industry spans a variety of managerial roles covering the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and European markets. In his new capacity, Mr Ler will continue to report to Mr Paul McNamee, Chubb's Regional President for Asia Pacific.
Succeeding Mr Ler as the new Asia Pacific Head of Personal Lines, is Ms Soledad Muné. Presently Chief Underwriting Officer, Personal Insurance for Chubb Overseas General, MsMuné is resposible for ensuring the continued profitability of the company's international auto and residential insurance portfolios. With more than 15 years of industry experience in both U.S. and international personal lines businesses, MsMuné is ideally suited to this growing and dynamic market segment in Asia Pacific. In her new role, she will be based in Singapore and will report to Mr. McNamee and by matrix to Mr Daryl Page, Division President, International Personal Lines, Chubb Overseas General.
Both Mr Ler and MsMune's appointment will be effective on 1 March 2018.