HR Indaba Africa 2019: Chubb Insurance is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer

They are currently investing  R15.5 billion in digitising their offerings globally.

Last year, over 3,000 attendees and close to 50 exhibitors and numerous thought-leaders attended the inaugural HR Indaba. Now, with less than two weeks before the 2019 instalment, Luke Powis, the Accident & Health Manager for Chubbb Insurance South Africa explains why they are looking forward to participating in the event.

What is Chubb Insurance?

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer, with operations in 54 countries and territories. A global leader in personal accident and business travel, Chubb can provide bespoke solutions to help protect employees while in country or travelling. 

Our market-leading proposition combines comprehensive cover, 24/7 assistance and innovative digital solutions for employees who travel for business. Chubb’s Business Travel proposition has been created to support HR and Risk Managers from small to large businesses with their duty of care obligations. Chubb enables employers to send their employees abroad with confidence while also harmonising their global benefit programme.

How do you differentiate yourselves from competitors in your space?

We provide outstanding service and claims handling excellence. This together with our award-winning Chubb Travel Smart digital capabilities help ensure we are global leaders with our business travel offering. 

Also, Chubb is currently investing  $1billion (R15.5 million) into digitising our offerings globally as this will allow us to continuously enhance our position and provide better service to our customers. Also, our Chubb Travel Smart app won a prestigious ‘Silver Stevie’ award at the 2019 International Business Awards.

Why have you signed up for the HR Indaba and what should attendees look forward to seeing from you at the event?

Our Business Travel Insurance offering is more than just an insurance policy. We provide risk management services through pre-travel e-learning, ongoing security/travel disruption alerts and Chubb Travel Smart, our award-winning smartphone app that keeps business travellers safe and in contact. 

What would you say is the biggest challenge facing the HR profession?

HR professionals are faced with a big responsibility of ensuring the health and safety of employees against a background of increasing duty of care obligations on employers.