30 April 2014News

ACE Group makes US appointments

ACE Group has announced the appointment of John Alfieri as division president, ACE USA regional operations, and Andrew Hurley as regional executive officer for ACE USA.

In this role, Alfieri will have responsibility for driving national and local distribution strategies, retention and growth initiatives for large and middle market accounts, customer segmentation efforts, and expanding ACE USA’s product and marketing presence throughout the country.

He will assume leadership of ACE USA’s regional executive and branch management teams, and the company’s national account and corporate risk segment staff around the country. In this capacity he will report to Chris Maleno, division president of ACE USA.

Alfieri brings more than 30 years of experience in risk management and insurance, most recently serving as division president of global accounts, North America, a title and responsibility he will retain as part of his new role.

Additionally, Andrew Hurley has been appointed regional executive officer, New York region for ACE USA. In this position, Hurley will be responsible for setting and driving the overall strategic direction for the New York region, and will oversee the regional production plans, distribution, product sales, marketing, and producer management.

With more than 20 years experience in the industry, primarily in commercial lines, Hurley joined ACE USA in 2006 as branch manager of the company’s Northern New Jersey office, and subsequently served as chief operating officer and corporate risk segment leader for the New York region.

“John and Andrew have distinguished records of accomplishment in the industry and at ACE,” says Maleno. “These appointments represent our ongoing investments in aligning our regional network and service teams with the unique and complex challenges faced by our clients and distribution partners, including our large national accounts customers in North America, and large corporate and multinational companies around the globe.”