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ACE USA Appoints Norman Rafsol as Senior Vice President, Errors & Omissions for ACE Professional Risk
Jun 22, 2007

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced the appointment of Norman Rafsol as Senior Vice President, Errors & Omissions (E&O), in its ACE Professional Risk Division. Based in New York City, Mr. Rafsol will oversee E&O underwriting operations, marketing and business development activities for all non-medical and non-financial institution-related professional liability products and services.

Im pleased to welcome Norm to the ACE Professional Risk management team, said Tim ODonnell, President, ACE Professional Risk. Norms proven track record, breadth of technical experience and strong leadership qualities will ensure the continued growth of this specialty area in the highly competitive professional lines marketplace. His record of success in delivering high quality underwriting and customer service makes him uniquely suited to lead efforts in offering specialty E&O products and services to our clients and will be instrumental to ACEs success.

With more than 20 years of experience in the insurance arena, Mr. Rafsol joins ACE USA from American International Group (AIG) where he spent 18 years, holding a variety of claims and underwriting management positions of increasing responsibility, with a particular emphasis on professional liability product lines. He most recently held the position of Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty Professional Liability Division for AIGs National Union Fire Insurance Company. Prior to his tenure with AIG, Mr. Rafsol served as a claims analyst with Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company. Mr. Rafsol earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The State University of New York at Oswego.

Staffed by a team of innovative underwriters, ACE Professional Risk is the operating unit within ACE USA, which distributes management liability, professional liability and surety products through retail brokers throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information about ACE Professional Risk and its range of products and services, please visit

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 US 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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