PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced that Robert J. McCarty has been appointed Senior Vice President and Regional Executive Officer for ACE USA’s Western Region.
Based in Los Angeles, Mr. McCarty will be responsible for setting and driving the overall strategic direction for ACE USA’s Western Region, which encompasses Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and Hawaii. He also will oversee the regional production plan, distribution, product sales and marketing, producer management, customer segmentation initiatives and general operations. Mr. McCarty will report to Joseph Clabby, President, ACE USA West.
“As Regional Executive, Bob serves as the primary point of contact for our clients and brokers in the region, providing local access to ACE’s comprehensive array of products and services. He also will work to broaden ACE’s presence by reaching out to regional brokers, mid-size companies and smaller corporate clients in the region,” said Mr. Clabby. “Bob is an experienced insurance professional who has strong relationships with the region’s brokers and understands the issues that brokers and risk managers face. He shares ACE’s commitment to providing our West Coast brokers and clients with personalized attention, expert underwriting and customized insurance solutions.”
Mr. McCarty has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industries, including 12 years in the Los Angeles market. He joins ACE from American International Group, where he most recently served as Branch Manager for its South Coast Metro Branch. Previous positions include senior roles with AIG, GE Employers Reinsurance and CNA Reinsurance. A graduate of Boston College, Mr. McCarty also served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, and left with honor after attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
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.