ACE appoints Marc Fontanet as Major Accounts Manager for Continental Europe Property Insurance Team

PARIS--June 14, 2012--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group today announced the appointment of Marc Fontanet to the newly created role of Major Accounts Manager for Property, Continental Europe as part of its continuing strategy of investment to build its multinational capability within its Continental Europe region.

Based in Paris, Marc will report to John Neeson, Senior Vice President and Regional Property Manager for Continental Europe. In this role, Marc will have responsibility for the development and underwriting of property accounts, helping to enhance ACE’s multinational and major account capability within the region as well as supporting specific business development initiatives in key markets. The appointment takes place with immediate effect.

Marc joins ACE from Scor, where he spent 15 years with the company in Paris and New York in various underwriting, reinsurance and management positions. He is a Chemical Engineering graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Poitiers (ENSIP) and is also a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) of the Insurance Institute of America.

John Neeson, Senior Vice President and Regional Property Manager for Continental Europe, said:

“This appointment underlines our commitment to getting closer to brokers and clients in the multinational and major account segments and will further enhance our capability to lead property accounts across our Continental Europe region. Marc’s strong underwriting background and extensive experience of the international insurance market will be extremely valuable as we drive our strategy forward.”

About ACE:

The ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 53 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 the ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index.



Susie Burnett
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