Chubb announced that David Kirk has been appointed Division President, Chubb Global Markets, the company's London Market wholesale and specialty business, including its Lloyd's platform. Currently, he serves as Head of Marine & Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer for the division. In his new role, Kirk will have executive management responsibility for Chubb Global Markets.

Kirk will report to David Furby, Senior Vice President, Chubb Group and Regional President, Chubb Europe, Middle East and Africa. With the appointment, Furby is relinquishing his role as Division President Chubb Global Markets. The appointment, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to be effective 1 July.

David Kirk brings nearly 20 years of industry experience. Since joining Chubb in 2005, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility in Marine for Chubb Global Markets. Kirk is a Chartered Insurer and a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.