Corporate Governance Frequently Asked Questions
How many directors serve on the Board of Directors?
Presently, fourteen. A current list of our directors can be found here.
Does the Board of Directors satisfy the independence requirements of the New York Stock Exchange?
Yes. Thirteen of our fourteen directors are independent, with the one exception being John D. Finnegan, our Chairman, President
and Chief Executive Officer.
Do your Audit Committee, Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and Organization & Compensation Committee satisfy the
independence requirements of the New York Stock Exchange?
Only independent directors serve on each of these committees.
Do you have a Lead Director?
James M. Zimmerman, an independent director, presently serves as Lead Director.
What is the function of the Lead Director?
The Lead Director ensures that our Board of Directors remains independent of management by acting as an intermediary between
the non-employee directors and management when special circumstances exist or communication out of the ordinary course is
How often do your independent directors meet in executive session without any members of management?
Our independent directors meet in executive session without any members of management after most regularly scheduled board
Where can I find information about the qualifications and other factors that the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee
evaluates in selecting nominees to serve as directors?
This information is available in our Corporate Governance Guidelines.
Will the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee consider individuals I suggest as potential director nominees?
Yes. The Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee considers suggestions from many sources, including shareholders, regarding
possible candidates for director. The procedures a shareholder wishing to propose a director candidate should follow are described
in our Bylaws and Corporate Governance Guidelines.
Contacting Our Board of Directors and Audit Committee
How can I contact your Board of Directors?
The procedures for contacting our board of directors, the Chairman of the Board, the Lead Director or any individual director
can be found in our Corporate Governance Guidelines.
Who should I contact if I have a concern about Chubb's accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters?
Contact the Audit Committee. The procedures for relaying concerns about our accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing
matters are described in our Corporate Governance Guidelines.
Where can I find information about Chubb’s management?
Information about our senior officers can be found here.
Corporate Governance Materials and SEC Filings
Where can I obtain copies of your corporate governance documents?
Copies of our certificate of incorporation, By-Laws, key committee charters, corporate governance guidelines, codes of business conduct and ethics and other materials are available on this Web site. Shareholders may also request copies of these materials by writing to:
The Chubb Corporation
15 Mountain View Road
P.O. Box 1615
Warren, NJ 07061-1615
Where can I find copies of your SEC filings?
Copies of our most recent SEC filings are available on this Web site. The SEC maintains a Web site at www.sec.gov that contains our SEC filings since 1994. Shareholders also may obtain copies by writing to our Corporate Secretary at the
address provided above.
Commitment to Diversity
Where can I find information on your commitment to diversity?
Information regarding our commitment to diversity can be found here.
Who serves as your transfer agent?
Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions, Inc.
Who serves as your independent auditor?
Ernst & Young LLP
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