Chubb, a publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, is to launch a technology services centre in Thessalonki, Greece.
Chubb provides property and casualty insurance personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.
The centre, due to be launched early 2023, will aim to deliver innovative technologies that enhance the customer experience, increase efficiency and accelerate the company’s digital transformation.
According to Chubb, technical engineers and developers employed at the centre will drive initiatives in areas such as intelligent process automation, machine learning, cloud, and data analytics, as well as cybersecurity and modernization of infrastructure systems.
This new facility will join Chubb Development Centers in the United States, India, and Mexico.
Shekar Pannala, vice president, Chubb Group and global chief information officer, said, “As we look to further expand the capabilities and capacity of our technology organisation, Thessaloniki offers what we are looking for: a large and growing pool of technology talent, proximity to the important markets across Europe where we operate and a welcoming business environment.
“To build a strong pipeline for talent, we will be partnering with local technology firms and academic institutions to find candidates who want to join a company with great career growth opportunities and where they will have the ability to make an impact.”
Thomas Kropp, senior vice president, chubb group and global operations & technology officer, added, “Chubb is a growing global company making significant investments to thrive in a digital age. Our new center in Greece – the third technology hub we have announced since 2019 – is positioned to drive our ongoing business and to support our digital business transformation, as well as the company’s operations in the European region which encompasses 27 countries. The capabilities developed here will increase our efficiency and enhance the experience we provide customers.”
Earlier this year, Chubb partnered with Royal Brunei Airlines to offer customers an embedded travel insurance product.