NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group announced today that Evan Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, will lead a delegation of CEOs on a US-ASEAN Business Council visit to the Philippines and Vietnam. Penny Pritzker, U.S. Commerce Secretary, will travel with the delegation. Goals of the CEO Mission, to be held June 1-4 in Manila and Hanoi, include highlighting the robust growth prospects of Southeast Asia and promoting two-way trade and investment that will benefit U.S. companies as well as position the U.S. as an attractive market for fast-growing ASEAN businesses.
Mr. Greenberg, who is Chairman of the US-ASEAN Business Council, will be accompanied by the chief executive officers of a diverse group of leading U.S.-based corporations. The delegation will engage with high-level government leaders in both countries, including expected meetings with Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines, H.E. Truong Tan San, President of Vietnam, and H.E. Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam.
“The ongoing and direct engagement of U.S. CEOs with ASEAN’s public and private sector leaders is vitally important to exchanging views, identifying common objectives and expanding opportunities for two-way trade and investment,” said Mr. Greenberg. “We are honored that Secretary Pritzker is joining us on this mission. Our delegation is looking forward to an engaging dialogue with leaders in both Vietnam and the Philippines.”
ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 54 countries, ACE provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Additional information can be found at: www.acegroup.com.