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ACE Appoints Corporate P&C Underwriting Managers
Nov 17, 2009

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE (NYSE:ACE) has announced the appointment of John Stanway as Corporate Property & Casualty (P&C) Underwriting Manager for the UK North region and Graeme McGeachie as Corporate Property & Casualty Underwriting Manager for the UK South region.

This follows the company’s announcement in September of a new operating structure in the UK and Ireland with the creation of the Corporate and Major Risks business segments and a new senior regional management structure.

John will be responsible for ACE’s Corporate P&C underwriting in the Northern Region encompassing Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle branches, reporting to the UK North Regional Manager. Graeme will head up Corporate P&C underwriting in the Southern Region including ACE’s London, Watford, Maidstone and Reading branches reporting to the Corporate Manager for the Southern Region.

Pat Drinan, ACE UK’s Director of Corporate Risk comments: “The appointment of Graeme and John in these Corporate P&C underwriting roles provides our brokers with seamless access to our broad Property and Casualty proposition.

“Our focus is on working together to deliver customer focussed solutions. Both these roles will ensure our P&C teams deliver responsive technical expertise and service support, in a way that is aligned directly to the needs of brokers and clients in the Corporate segment. I am particularly pleased to be able to promote two individuals from within ACE to these important roles and it is a testament to the calibre of people we have in our business”.


About ACE 
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 ACE’s specialty international business, underwriting through ACE’s Lloyd’s 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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