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ACE USA Appoints Michael J. Hoberman as Senior Vice President, ESIS Client Services
Oct 11, 2006

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ESIS, Inc., (ESIS®) a risk management services company, today announced the appointment of Michael J. Hoberman as Senior Vice President, Client Services. Based in Philadelphia, Mr. Hoberman will be responsible for managing overall client relations and account management functions and ensuring consistency in customer service for ESIS across the United States.

I am pleased to welcome Mike to the ESIS management team, said David Patterson, President, ESIS. With his proven record of success in strategic planning, business development and creating and delivering a quality customer service discipline, Mike is well-suited to providing effective leadership to the account management team in our continued effort to provide client satisfaction and retention.

Mr. Hoberman has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and has particular expertise in developing innovative solutions to better serve customers needs. Prior to joining ESIS, Mr. Hoberman served as Senior Vice President, Business Development for Broadspire Services Inc. in Berkeley Heights, NJ, where he successfully led large account teams. Previously, he served as Vice President, Risk Management Services for Kemper Insurance Company in New York City. He also has held senior leadership positions at Reliance National Insurance Company, Signet Re-Insurance Company, and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. Mr. Hoberman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. He holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional designation.

Organized in 1953, ESIS, Inc. (ESIS) provides sophisticated risk management services designed to help reduce our clients total cost of loss. ESIS takes a holistic approach and offers claims professionals and best practices, risk control services, and technology tools customized to meet each clients needs. ESIS is part of ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, headed by ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE). ACE USA is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poors. ACE USA, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S. Additional information about ACE USA and its products and services can be found at Additional information about ESIS, Inc. and its products and services can be found at The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of clients around the world.



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