Aspen appoints new head of US distribution
Aspen has appointed Nick Acker as head of US distribution. He started his role in December and will be based in Chicago.
Acker joins Aspen from Arch Insurance Group, where he has spent the last 10 years. During his time, he served in various senior distribution roles, most recently as vice president, wholesale and distribution management.
According to Aspen Acker has extensive experience of driving growth through the leading US wholesale brokers across a variety of product lines. In his new role he will be responsible for developing Aspen’s relationships with broking partners within the US.
Prior to Arch, Acker spent time at both ACE Group and The Hartford.
Acker will report to Jonny Atkinson, group chief business development officer, who said: “Nick’s comprehensive understanding of the US market and strong broker relationships makes him an excellent addition to the Aspen team. We look forward to further building on our deep relationships with our key strategic distribution partners and continuing to support them and their clients.”