Thomas Caldecot Chubb and his son Percy opened a marine underwriting business in New York in 1882.
The Chubb Corporation was formed in 1967 and went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 1984.
Chubb provides property and casualty insurance to individuals and businesses.
Personal insurance products include automobiles, yachts, homeowners, and other personal insurance. Commercial insurance products include workers’ compensation, property and marine, primary liability, and umbrella liability insurance products.
The company operates through independent insurance brokers and agents in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Latin America, and Asia.
Chubb is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CB, is a member of the S&P 500, has 10,200 employees, and had $13.89 billion in revenue in 2013.