8-K 1 y71085e8vk.htm FORM 8-K 8-K
 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)   September 4, 2008
THE CHUBB CORPORATION
 
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
         
New Jersey   1-8661   13-2595722
         
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
     
15 Mountain View Road, P.O. Box 1615, Warren, New Jersey   07061-1615
     
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code   (908) 903-2000
Not Applicable
 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 4, 2008, the Board of Directors of The Chubb Corporation (Chubb) elected John J. Kennedy as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer effective as of September 30, 2008 when he will succeed Henry B. Schram. Mr. Kennedy, 52, currently serves as the Deputy Manager of Chubb’s Accounting Department and has held positions of increasing responsibility within Chubb’s Accounting Department since joining Chubb in 1987. As previously reported, Mr. Schram will remain with Chubb to assist with the transition until his retirement at the end of the year.


 

SIGNATURES
     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
         
  THE CHUBB CORPORATION

 
 
Date: September 5, 2008  By:   /s/ W. Andrew Macan    
    Name:   W. Andrew Macan   
    Title:   Vice President and Secretary