Matt Merna is Senior Vice President, Chubb Group and Division President, 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.
Mr. Merna has nearly 30 years of industry experience. Prior to his current role, Mr. Merna served as Chief Operating Officer for 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. Mr. Merna was named Senior Vice President, Chubb Group, in July 2018.
Mr. Merna also served as Executive Vice President, Chubb Global Casualty from 2010 to 2017. In this role, he led an experienced, award-winning team of industry professionals 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.
Mr. Merna joined the company, then named ACE, in 2000 and has held various senior leadership positions, including serving as President, ACE Financial Solutions and Division President, ACE Risk Management 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.