ACE appoints North American leadership teams

23-11-2015

Insurer ACE, which has operations in Bermuda, has announced the leadership line-up for its North American operations.

The firm has leadership teams for its risk services division and professional lines division for North America, as well as for its commercial insurance and major accounts division for the region.

The appointments will be effective when the firm completes its acquisition of Chubb, which is expected in the first quarter of 2016.

Frances O’Brien will serve as senior vice president (SVP) of the new Chubb Group and division president, North America personal risk services, and Scott Gunter will serve as chief operating officer, North America personal risk services.

Chris Donahue will act as chief underwriting officer (CUO), Annmarie Camp will lead personal insurance sales and distribution, James Fiske will lead personal insurance marketing, Noel Hannon will serve as personal insurance underwriting centers leader and Jennifer Naughton will lead personal insurance risk consulting services. They will all report to Gunter.

Robert Cox will serve as division chairman, North America professional lines, and Scott Meyer will serve as division president, North America professional lines.

Michael Maloney has been appointed as CUO for North America professional lines, Leigh Anne Sherman will lead the underwriting service branch operations with respect to professional lines business in the US, Steven Goldman will lead the financial institutions management liability business in the US and Paul Larson will lead commercial management liability for commercial insurance business in the US.

Robert Wolfe will lead the commercial management liability for major accounts business in the US, Keith Lavigne will head up the private/not-for-profit management liability business in the US, Michael Tanenbaum will lead the professional liability business in the US and Joseph Casey will lead the wholesale management liability business in the US.

Steven Pozzi will serve as SVP of the new Chubb Group and division president, North America commercial insurance. Paul Lewis will serve as CUO, property and casualty, James West will serve as North America segment leader, Alex Wells will lead specialty casualty/contracting/construction, Paul Larson will lead commercial insurance management liability and Andrew Hurley will serve as product development and implementation leader.

Gerald Ippolito has been appointed Customarq project/online platform solutions leader, Michelle Middleton will serve as head of the Eastern underwriting center and Michael Slor will serve as head of the Western underwriting center.

Christopher Maleno will also serve as SVP of the new Chubb Group and division president, North America major accounts. Mr. Maleno will report to John Lupica, who will serve as vice chairman of the new Chubb Group and president, North America major accounts and specialty insurance.

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