News Release

ACE Expands Major Risks Client Service Team
Apr 9, 2010

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE (NYSE:ACE) has announced the appointment of Nick Lee as Client Relationship Manager for its UK & Ireland Major Risks business, affirming its position as a true market leader in the segment with a clear client service culture.

Nick will work closely with ACE’s brokers to ensure consistent delivery of service to existing clients and also develop new client relationships. He joins the Major Risk Client Relationship team of Jeff Carr and Shaun Edwards, who were both appointed last year.

ACE is a leading player in the UK & Ireland Major Risks segment and provides bespoke insurance programs to 90% of companies making up the FTSE 100. The segment delivers responsive technical expertise and service support, aligned directly to the needs of brokers and clients.

Nick joins ACE from the Corporate Risk Solutions Division of Willis Ltd, where he was an Account Director. He will be based at ACE’s Leadenhall Street Office and will report to Phil Sharpe, Director of Casualty and Major Risks, UK & Ireland.

Phil Sharpe said: “We have already established our position in this area by aligning our capabilities, approach and structure to the needs of brokers and clients alike and this has paid off with greater existing client satisfaction and new business success. The continued expansion of the Client Service team is further evidence of the strength of our commitment to the Major Risks segment and Nick’s experience will greatly enhance our service to our clients and distribution partners.”

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

Celebrating 25 years of insuring progress, 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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