David Furby, Regional President Europe, Middle East and Africa, European Group
David Furby is Regional President Europe, Middle East and Africa, European Group. Mr Furby has overall responsibility for the general management and business results for all Chubb operations in the region, which includes Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. He is also responsible for Chubb Global Markets, the company’s international wholesale business headquartered in London.
Mr Furby has more than 35 years of experience in the insurance industry. He was previously Vice President, Chubb Group and Division President, Commercial Property and Casualty, Overseas General Insurance. Prior to ACE’s acquisition of Chubb in January 2016, Mr Furby was Division President, Commercial Property & Casualty, ACE Overseas General, a position he held since 2010. He was appointed Vice President, ACE Group, in March 2014.
Mr Furby was also the Regional President responsible for the company’s property and casualty business in Continental Europe. From 2002 to 2005, Mr Furby was Division President of ACE Tempest Re Group, where he oversaw ACE’s worldwide reinsurance operations and was responsible for the continued development of these businesses. He has also served as the company’s Corporate Reinsurance Officer.
Mr Furby joined ACE Group in 1996 when the company acquired the Ockham Syndicate. He was Treaty Underwriter for Syndicate 219, and later Director of Inwards and Outwards Reinsurance for Syndicate 2488, ACE Global Markets. Earlier in his career, he was a broker at Greig Fester from 1981 to 1989.