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ACE USA Expands Scope of Products with Dedicated Team of Underwriters Serving Retail Inland Marine Market; Appoints Bruce Jervis to Lead Retail Inland Marine/Builder's Risk Unit
Mar 20, 2007

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced that it has expanded the scope of its products with a dedicated team of underwriters to serve the retail Inland Marine market. Additionally, Bruce Jervis has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Inland Marine, to lead a dedicated retail Inland Marine/Builders Risk practice, responsible for developing ACE USAs retail Inland Marine strategy.

In his new role Mr. Jervis will report to Wolfgang Friedel, Executive Vice President, Property and Specialty Lines, ACE USA. We are delighted that Bruce is joining ACE USA to lead this important new practice that will build on the existing portfolio of retail business and develop inland marines retail strategy, said Mr. Friedel.

Prior to the creation of the new unit, ACE Westchester Specialty Group delivered Inland Marine products and capabilities to both the wholesale and retail market in North America. John Berger, Executive Vice President, Inland Marine, ACE Westchester Specialty Group, will continue to lead the wholesale Inland Marine practice.

With more than 14 years of insurance industry experience, Mr. Jervis most recently served as Vice President, Inland Marine, ACE Westchester Specialty Group. He began his insurance career with Fidelity & Deposit Company-- a subsidiary of Zurich Insurance--as an Inland Marine Underwriter. Mr. Jervis received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University, in Ithaca, NY.

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. and Canada. 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.

ACE Westchester Specialty Group is the U.S.-based wholesale focused excess and surplus property and casualty operations of the ACE Group of Companies, which is headed by ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE). The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance products and services through operating subsidiaries for a diverse group of clients around the world.

 

Contact:

Carla Ferrara
ACE North America Communications
215-640-4744
carla.ferrara@ace-ina.com


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