Watt to lead Chubb North America claims as EVP

Whitehouse Station-based Chubb, a property and casualty insurance provider, announced Monday Megan Watt has been named its new executive vice president, head of North America claims.

In this role, Watt will be responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s North America claims management, service and administration for commercial and personal insurance.

She will be based at the company’s Basking Ridge office and will report to Michael Smith, Chubb’s global claims officer.

“Megan is a highly respected leader in the industry and brings a vast array of management, legal and claims experience that will complement our North America Claims team. I look forward to working with Megan in supporting our commitment to service excellence, embedded in the Chubb claim reputation, as well as driving innovative strategies to bring the overall claim experience to new levels, in an ever-changing environment,” Smith said.

Watt has approximately three decades of insurance experience. Before Chubb, she was head of claims for Everest National Insurance Co.