Matt Merna is Senior Vice President, Chubb Group, Division President, Chubb North America Major Accounts. He has executive and operating responsibility for Chubb’s retail commercial property and casualty insurance businesses that serve the large account and corporate market in the U.S. and Canada. He is responsible for all aspects of the Major Accounts division, including strategy, production, product development and management, and profit and loss performance.
Prior to being named Senior Vice President, Chubb Group, Division President, Mr. Merna served as Chief Operating Officer for Chubb North America Major Accounts, where he was responsible for overseeing the unit’s day-to-day operations. Mr. Merna focused on bringing innovative risk management solutions to the large account and corporate market, and expanding Chubb’s wide range of core specialty products, services and coordinated account management in all segments.
Before serving as COO for Major Accounts, Mr. Merna was Senior Executive Vice President, Chubb Global Casualty. In this role, he led an experienced, award-winning team of industry professionals, beginning in 2010. Mr. Merna and his team were committed to providing the most innovative, best-in-class underwriting and service as well as a full range of industry-leading global casualty offerings for large multinational companies and smaller but growing companies with increasing exposures around the world.
An 18-year veteran of the large-risk and national accounts marketplace, Mr. Merna joined Chubb, formerly ACE Group, in 2000 and has held various senior leadership positions at the company, including serving as President, Chubb Alternative Risk Solutions (formerly ACE Financial Solutions). Prior to his tenure with Chubb, he held various management positions in public accounting and insurance in New York and Europe.
Mr. Merna received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from West Virginia University.