News Release

ACE Westchester Appoints Joseph Casey President, Professional Lines
Jan 21, 2010

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Westchester, the U.S.-based wholesale-focused property & casualty operation of the ACE Group, today announced the appointment of Joseph Casey as President, ACE Westchester Professional Lines. Based in Atlanta, Ga., Mr. Casey will have responsibility for leading overall efforts, including new business development, strategic direction and implementation of underwriting strategy and product development -- of all management and professional liability products and services.

Mr. Casey will report to Dennis Crosby, President and Chief Executive Officer, ACE Westchester, who recently added to his responsibilities the position of Chairman, ACE Commercial Risk Services®, a newly-established division that provides specialty products and solutions to small businesses in North America. Mr. Casey replaces David Lupica, who most recently was named President of this new division, reporting to Mr. Crosby.

“Joe has been instrumental in helping to grow the wholesale-focused professional lines operations of ACE Westchester,” said Mr. Crosby. “Joe’s proven track record, breadth of technical expertise and strong leadership qualities will greatly contribute to 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 for this key role.”

Mr. Casey brings to this position more than 17 years of risk management, underwriting and business development experience in the insurance and financial services arena. He joined ACE in 2000, serving as Vice President, Product Manager for ACE USA’s retail-focused Professional Risk Division. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Management Liability for ACE Westchester’s Professional Lines Division.

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