PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced the appointment of Carl Sutter as Vice President, ACE USA Regional Operations, National Corporate Risk Segment Leader.
Based in Philadelphia, Mr. Sutter will have overall responsibility for leading the efforts to drive middle market distribution strategies on a national and regional basis across all ACE USA product lines—thus ensuring a consistent delivery of product and service levels to producers and clients. Additionally, Mr. Sutter will lead the formation and implementation of regional and national producer advisory boards, which is a newly-created initiative. Mr. Sutter will report to Christopher A. Maleno, President, ACE USA Regional Operations.
"Establishing this new national corporate risk initiative allows us to focus on serving the middle market segment—an increasingly vital marketplace,” said Mr. Maleno. “Carl’s proven leadership, extensive background at ACE USA in regional operations and his established relationships with agents and brokers, make him an excellent choice to drive our middle market distribution strategy.”
Mr. Sutter brings more than 17 years of diverse experience in the insurance arena, all of them at ACE USA or its predecessor organization. He most recently served as Assistant Vice President and Corporate Risk Segment Leader for the ACE USA Mid-Atlantic Region, where he was responsible for developing broker and client relationships, marketing and cross-marketing initiatives and managing regional operations initiatives. His previous positions include various field operations, account management and business development roles. Mr. Sutter received a Bachelor of Science degree from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ.
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.