TechAssure Names 2015 John Love Award Recipient

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--()--TechAssure, the international association of insurance and risk management experts for technology-related industries, announced today that Jim West of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is the 2015 recipient of The John Love Risk Innovation Award. The award is presented each year to an insurance professional who has demonstrated ingenuity, innovation and intellect to solve an issue within the risk management industry. Jim was presented the award by TechAssure Executive Director Garrett Droege and founding member John Moccia of Rollins Insurance during their fall conference in Chicago, IL.

“Jim was a visionary in his early support of TechAssure and helped launch the association”

“Jim was a visionary in his early support of TechAssure and helped launch the association,” said Moccia. “It is because of Jim’s leadership and vision that TechAssure remains strong today, fifteen years later.”

West currently serves as Senior Vice President, global manager of market segments at Chubb – the 12th largest property and casualty insurance company in the U.S.. Previously, West served as Market Segment Leader for the Technology Practice at Chubb.

The John Love Award was created in 2012 after long-time TechAssure Executive Director, John Love, passed away suddenly. John Edward Love, CPCU, was well-known in the insurance industry as a dynamic and creative individual who addressed any challenge with finesse and ease. The award is meant to celebrate his “out-of-the-box” thinking and vision.


TechAssure is a unique consortium of risk management experts serving innovative industries, such as technology, telecommunications, life sciences, clean tech, as well as the venture capital and private equity firms that fund them. Comprised of 22 specialist firms located in strategic locations across the world, TechAssure members collectively serve over 4,000 clients and represent over $1 Billion in premium volume. The association also produces a proprietary annual benchmarking report for the industries it serves, which is the only of its kind in the industry. TechAssure also manages the insurance program for the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).

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Garrett Droege, Executive Director


Release Summary

TechAssure names Chubb Executive the 2015 John Love Award Recipient.