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ACE Appoints Andreas Wania Regional Manager, Central & Eastern Europe
Jul 15, 2008

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE European Group (ACE) (NYSE:ACE) announced today the appointment ofAndreas Wania as Regional Manager for Central and Eastern Europe. Andreass role encompasses a region extending from Russia and the CIS in the North through Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to ACEs forthcoming Turkish operation in the South.

Andreas joined ACE in October 2004 to start-up CJSC ACE insurance company, ACEs non-life Russian company. As Country Manager for ACEs operation in Russia and in his new role, Andreas will report directly to David Furby, President Continental Europe.

Commenting on his appointment, David Furby said: Andreas has done a tremendous job in Russia, building our business there from scratch and taking advantage of the many opportunities arising from the rapidly growing Russian economy. Throughout Russia and the wider CEE region, above average economic growth has created significant demand for both P&C and A&H insurance products and services. In his new role, Andreas will be able to use his Russian experience to the benefit of other ACE operations within the CEE region and in the near future, ACE Turkey.

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ACE European Group has established branch offices in 19 countries across Europe, Freedom of Services permission to provide insurance services to clients in 30 European countries and affiliates in Egypt, Bahrain, Pakistan, Russia and South Africa.

Part of the ACE Group of Companies, ACE European Group comprises the operations of ACE Europe, ACE Global Markets and ACE Tempest Re Group. ACE Europe provides a range of tailored Property and Casualty, Accident and Health and Personal Lines solutions for a diverse range of clients. ACE Global Markets (AGM) is ACEs specialty international business, underwriting through ACEs Lloyds Syndicate 2488 and ACE European Group Limited. Specialty lines include excess and surplus lines business, Marine, Aviation, Energy and Political Risk as well as Property, Financial Lines and Accident and Health. Additional information on ACE European Group can be found at

The ACE Group of Companies is a global leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients. Headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE), the ACE Group conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries. Additional information can be found at:


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