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Chubb Executive Receives Outstanding Making a Difference for Women Award


WARREN, NJ.- The National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) honored Sunita Holzer, an executive with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, for her significant contributions in helping other women within the corporations she has worked, as well as within the broader women’s community. Holzer received her award at the 27th Annual Making a Difference for Women award dinner in New York on March 3.

Holzer joined Chubb as worldwide human resources officer in 2003. She was promoted to executive vice president in September 2007. Previously, Holzer held managerial positions at GE Capital Corporate, American Express and American International Group. She is also a member of Chubb’s Women of Color Advisory Council and serves on the Board for Jersey Battered Women’s Service, Inc., a nonprofit organization whose mission is the prevention of domestic violence.

“We were very proud to learn that Sunita Holzer would be recognized by the NCRW for her contributions to the advancement of women throughout her career,” said John D. Finnegan, chairman, president and chief executive officer, The Chubb Corporation. “By instituting programs that prepare our high-potential women to take top jobs, and promoting the inclusion of women in the succession planning process, she has helped ensure that Chubb is able to capitalize on the skills and experience of its most talented leaders -- both men and women -- in an increasingly competitive market place. Sunita has worked hard to significantly improve career development opportunities for women at all levels of the company, and her stature and professional relationships in the human resources world continue to raise Chubb’s profile as a fair and progressive employer.”

Holzer has a bachelor of science degree from the State University of New York - Stony Brook, a masters of science degree in human resource management from the School of Labor Relations at New York Institute of Technology and a Six Sigma certification.

The member insurers of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies form a multibillion dollar organization providing property and casualty insurance for personal and commercial customers worldwide through 8,500 independent agents and brokers. Chubb’s global network includes branches and affiliates throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit


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