The Chubb Corp. announced that Kathleen M. Tierney will succeed Andrew A. McElwee Jr. as COO of Chubb Personal Insurance, effective immediately. After a 25-year career at Chubb, McElwee will retire on Dec. 31, and in the interim will assist with the transition as needed. Chubb also announced that Mark Korsgaard has been named worldwide claim officer effective Dec. 9.

Tierney, who joined Chubb in 1990 as a surety trainee, was most recently senior vice president and Eastern Territory Manager for Chubb Specialty Insurance, where she was responsible for underwriting, service and talent management for professional liability lines. At Chubb, she has also held leadership positions in field management, surety, corporate marketing and corporate development.

McElwee joined Chubb in 1985. Among his positions at Chubb, he has served as executive vice president, international field operations manager and manager of M&A.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader

  • All news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including and

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.