Chubb has named Seth Gillston Executive Vice President, Head of North America Industry Practices. In this role, Gillston will drive and lead overall strategy for Chubb's industry-focused initiatives, which include coordinated underwriting, risk engineering and claims services targeted to specific industries across various market segments. Gillston 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. Chubb North America Industry Practices include Energy, Real Estate & Hospitality, Construction, Life Sciences, Financial Institutions, Transportation, Manufacturing, Technology, Healthcare and Private Equity. Gillston will partner with each Industry Practice Leader to align Chubb's large, middle and small commercial market segments, as well as its wholesale excess and surplus business line (Westchester), and Bermuda-based property and casualty insurance business to strengthen the company's best-in-class offerings for clients and the distribution partners across these industry sectors.
Gillston has 28 years of industry experience. He joined Chubb in 2000 and has held a number of leadership roles in M&A and Private Equity, Global Casualty, the Real Estate & Hospitality Practice and the Alternative Risk Solutions group. Gillston received his Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in risk management and economics from Temple University.