PIR: Jim West P'15

Date : Thursday, 04 April 2013
Time : 7:30 pm.
Location : Trinity 305
Category : On-Campus Events

On Thursday, April 4, Jim West P’15, of Chubb & Son Inc., will speak about careers in insurance as part of the Professionals in Residence Series at 7:30 p.m. in Trinity 305.

West serves as Chubb Commercial Insurance Senior Vice President and Worldwide Manager at Chubb Industry Segments.

One-on-one appointments will take place on Friday, April 5, in Trinity 210 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. All students are invited to schedule one-on-one appointments by contacting cso@hws.edu.

West assumed the role of Industry Segments manager when Chubb created this business area in 2008. Chubb’s Industry Segments includes many of our most recognized and successful brands, including underwriting teams in the following industries; Energy Resources, Entertainment, Financial Institutions, Technology, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and the Services Area, including Professional Services, and Real Estate.

In addition, the Industry Segments area includes oversight and development of some of Chubb’s newest and most exciting industry niches, including Clean Technology, Health Information Technology, Government Contractors, and some new projects being evaluated currently like Transportation Technology and Private Equity Portfolios.

Prior to assuming this position, West managed the Errors & Omissions/Intellectual Property Practice, and Technology Segment, a role he assumed after managing field operations for the Technology Insurance Group. West has held various field management responsibilities for technology and commercial underwriting in a number of Chubb branches on the east and west coasts.

After graduating from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology, West joined Chubb as a Commercial Lines trainee in 1980. West completed an Executive MBA at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.