News Release

ACE USA Appoints Joyce van Ravenswaay as Senior Vice President and Direct Marketing Strategist for ACE Accident & Health
May 11, 2006
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2006--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced the appointment of Joyce van Ravenswaay as Senior Vice President and Direct Marketing Strategist for ACE's Accident & Health Division. Based in Philadelphia, Ms. van Ravenswaay will have overall responsibility for developing and executing a multi-faceted direct marketing and distribution strategy for ACE's Accident & Health Division. Additionally, she will oversee the ACE USA Disaster Mortgage Protection(SM)(DMP(SM)) insurance product unit. 
 

ACE Accident & Health is committed to delivering a diverse portfolio of innovative insurance products--from traditional employer accident programs to supplemental plans designed to serve the needs of our clients and their members.

"I am pleased to welcome Joyce to ACE. She brings outstanding multi-channel direct marketing and proven customer relationship experience to the ACE Accident & Health team," said Joe Vasquez, Executive Vice President, ACE Accident & Health. "One of our key goals is to create new growth opportunities by delivering niche products and services that better serve the unmet needs of our target markets. I look forward to working with Joyce in implementing a results-driven direct marketing strategy to enable ACE to achieve continued growth for this division."

With more than 25 years of direct marketing experience in the insurance and healthcare industries, Ms. Van Ravenswaay most recently served as Vice President, Healthcare for Harte-Hanks Direct. She previously held senior leadership positions in direct marketing, account management and sales for several organizations, including Marsh Affinity Group Services, Kemper Insurance Companies and National Liberty (now AEGON & American Financial). She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Florida State University and is a member of the Direct Marketing Association.

For more information about ACE Accident & Health's products and services, visit www.aceaccidentandhealth.comand www.dmp-ace.com.

ACE USA is the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, headed by ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), and is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor's. ACE USA, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S. Additional information on ACE USA and its products and services can be found at www.ace-ina.com. The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of clients around the world.

 

Contact:

ACE INA Communications
Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744
carla.ferrara@ace-ina.com