QBE, Chubb and Aon joined today in Madrid on Dive In Diversity and Inclusion festival in the insurance market celebrated, worldwide, for three consecutive days, to share the insurance sector’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
‘You set the limit’
On this occasion, the meeting was attended by the Paralympic triathlete, Alex Roca, who is known for his career in the world of sports despite facing a cerebral palsy with 76% physical disability. Roca overcame major challenges, including two foot surgeries and the need to communicate through sign language. He is recognized as the first person with cerebral palsy to complete the Desert of Titan and the first athlete with a 76% physical disability to finish the Barcelona Marathon. His performance in the Barcelona Marathon in March 2023, with a time of 5 hours, 50 minutes and 51 seconds, is considered a milestone in his career and broke a Guinness record.
During the Dive In Festival 2023 session, Álex Roca shared his experience, challenges and achievements to inspire all those present in his presentation ‘You set the limit’.
He also participated in that day Patricia Puerta general director of QBE Iberia, explained: « We are happy to collaborate for another year at the Dive In Festival. This event is a unique opportunity to promote diversity and inclusion in our sector. At QBE, we are committed to applying these values and promoting an inclusive environment for all. Diversity benefits us all and having Alex Roca and Carme, is a luxury”
In this regard, Ignacio Borja President of the country Chubb, Spain and Portugal, noted: «We are very happy to participate in this new edition of the Dive In Festival. This is a very important event for Chubb, as it represents the continuation of a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion that we have promoted, throughout the year, with several initiatives. In addition, having the presentation of Alex Roca is very special, because Alex, without a doubt, is an example for everyone in development, work, innovation and character, fundamental pillars for all people who part of Chubb.
Finally, Ignacio Salvatierra general director of Health at Let’s go, states that “difficulties reinforce and create opportunities as a result of new capabilities that arise to overcome them. At Aon we embrace diversity by creating inclusive and safe spaces because diversity means respecting differences and including bringing them all together, creating a work environment where every person can contribute of their worth and reach their highest potential.