Chubb announces raft of senior hires

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Chubb Fire & Security is pleased to announce that, since the appointment of Andrew White as Chief Executive Officer earlier this year, it has significantly strengthened its Executive Leadership Team with a number of senior hires and internal promotions. The ELT has been established to provide greater levels of oversight to Chubb’s global sales and operational activity and to maintain its focus on its three key pillars of people, process and portfolio.

Keith Mizen has joined Chubb as Chief Information Officer following a successful four years in the same role at Vodafone Business working with multiple geographies and running IT platforms to support B2B sales and operations globally. Keith is expected to play a vital role in Chubb’s transformation journey as it looks to embed digitalisation into everything it does.

Rabih Najjar has been recruited to the newly created role of Global Vice President of Sales, leveraging more than 19 years of international sales experience in markets including Beirut, Doha, Dubai and London, most recently working for NYSE-listed business Vertiv.

David Jackola, currently Vice President Controller at APi Group, has taken on the new role of Chubb CFO & Vice President of Transformation. David has significant functional and global experience that will bring many attributes to the Chubb Executive Leadership Team. David joined APi Group in October 2021 as Vice President Corporate Planning and Analysis before assuming the role of Vice President Controller in March 2022.

Additionally, and in recognition of the growing importance of health and safety in the workplace, Stephen Dowling has was successfully appointed the role of Director of Quality, Environment, Health & Safety for Chubb globally, having previously held the role for the UK & Ireland exclusively. Stephen is a Chartered member of the Chartered Quality Institute and previously spent 28 years at BAE Systems.

Brendan McNulty has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President – Europe. Reporting to Brendan will be the country leaders of UK & Ireland, Benelux, Spain, Germany and Switzerland/Austria.  This new role will enable Chubb’s European businesses to benefit from many of the transformation and optimization models successfully adopted by Chubb UK & Ireland.

KT Yiu has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President, Asia Pacific after more than 30 years’ experience working with Chubb in the region. His expanded business portfolio will cover Hong Kong, China, Macau, Singapore, India and Thailand. Dave Marven, previously Managing Director for Chubb Australia, is now responsible for all activity across both Australia and New Zealand.

Andrew White, CEO of Chubb Fire & Security Group, commented: “We are very excited to announce the bolstering of the Executive Leadership Team with both external and internal hires at an exciting time for Chubb. The acquisition of the business by APi at the start of this year marked an important turning point for the business, shifting focus to a model with a greater priority on digitalisation, as well as allowing us more penetration in the North American market where APi has historically always been strong. I have been working closely with the new team as we continue our transformational journey and prioritise the wellbeing of our people, the efficiency of our processes and the selective expansion of our portfolio towards new markets and solutions.”

In January 2022, Chubb Fire & Security was acquired from previous owners Carrier by APi Group Corporation. APi is a business services provider of safety and specialty services in over 200 locations worldwide. APi provides statutorily mandated and other contracted services to a strong base of long-standing customers across industries.

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