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ACE Appoints Corporate Casualty Manager - London
Nov 27, 2009

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE has announced the appointment of Tom Hillier in the role of Corporate Casualty Manager for London. Based in ACE’s Leadenhall Street office, Tom will report to Graeme McGeachie, Corporate P&C Underwriting Manager, Southern Region.

This appointment follows the announcement of a new operating structure for ACE UK in September of this year consisting of two new segments – Corporate and Major Risks. Tom will be responsible for working with brokers and managing ACE’s London Corporate Casualty portfolio.

Tom joined ACE’s UK and Ireland Environmental Risk team in 2005. He helped to establish and grow ACE’s environmental offering across the region, resulting in significant growth in business since it was established. In 2007, in recognition of his contribution to this business he was awarded the Insurance Day ' Young Underwriter of the Year’.

Pat Drinan, ACE UK’s Director of Corporate Risk comments: “Tom’s appointment is an important step as we grow our Corporate team in the UK and Ireland. Our Corporate Casualty department has a strong track record in London, so this appointment further compliments the team already in place and supports our desire to promote talent from within into key roles.”

About ACE

Part of the ACE Group, 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 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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