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ACE USA Appoints Geoffrey M. Hall as Senior Vice President, Construction
Jan 24, 2007

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced the appointment of Geoffrey M. Hall as Senior Vice President, Construction.

Based in New York City, Mr. Hall will be responsible for managing the underwriting strategies as part of ACE USAs Construction Industry Practice. He will report to David Brosnan, President, ACE Casualty Risk. Staffed by a team of experienced construction professionals dedicated to addressing the unique insurance needs of builders and contractors, the ACE USA Construction Industry Practice writes all classes of construction business, including large general contractors, specialty contractors, wrap-ups and other project specific risks.

Im pleased to welcome Geoffrey to ACE. His proven leadership, strategic vision, and strong broker and client relationships, will be instrumental in contributing to the continued growth and development of the ACE USA Construction Industry Practice underwriting team, said Mr. Brosnan.

Mr. Hall has more than 19 years of diverse experience in the insurance arena. He most recently served as Vice President for American International Groups (AIG) Construction Division, where he was responsible for directing the marketing and underwriting activities for the Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles Regions. He previously held a variety of underwriting positions at AIG, focusing on construction wrap-ups and healthcare casualty coverage. Mr. Hall earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Hobart College, in Geneva, N.Y.

ACE Casualty Risk, a division of ACE USA, specializes in lead umbrella and excess liability, custom primary casualty, construction, environmental liability, public entity, and middle market workers compensation insurance products and services, which are primarily distributed through the retail brokerage community to the commercial market.

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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 & Poors. 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 The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of clients around the world.



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