Oak Ridge, TN, September 10, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Chubb has bestowed its Cornerstone designation on Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Of the approximately 3,200 U.S. personal lines agencies that work with Chubb Personal Risk Services, less than seven percent have earned the Cornerstone designation.
“Appalachian Underwriters has worked with Chubb for the last five years,” said Tyrone Bennett, Chubb’s Nashville branch manager. “The agency’s day-to-day commitment to delivering risk management solutions to high net worth individuals and their families has enabled it to become one of Chubb Personal Risk Service’s top personal insurance producers in the country.”
As a Cornerstone agency, Appalachian Underwriters will receive several benefits, enabling it to address clients’ insurance needs faster and more efficiently. The agency’s staff will be able to work with Chubb’s most experienced underwriters and appraisers. Chubb will assign a claim specialist to the agency. In addition, agency employees will have preferential access to educational Chubb seminars to enhance their customer service and agency management skills.
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com.
Chubb is a premier provider of personal insurance and is known for its Masterpiece® products and services designed for the owners of custom and historic homes, luxury automobiles, yachts, fine arts, antiques, other valuable possessions and excess personal liability.
Established in 1996, Appalachian Underwriters (AUI) has grown to be the nation’s sixth largest MGA offering exceptional commercial and personal insurance solutions. In 2015, AUI established a new division to focus on providing tailor-made insurance programs for successful individuals--Reliance Risk Solutions. Additional information on this new division can be found at: www.appund.com/rrs.
Tagge Stroom – Director, Personal Lines
Paul Kountz – Director, Reliance Risk Solutions