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ACE Westchester Professional Risk Establishes Northeast Office and Appoints Richard Luca Vice President, Management Liability

Friday, May 04, 2012

ACE Westchester Professional Risk Establishes Northeast Office and Appoints Richard Luca Vice President, Management Liability15:19 EDT Friday, May 04, 2012 PHILADELPHIA (Business Wire) -- ACE Westchester, the U.S.-based wholesale-focused insurance division of the ACE Group, today announced the appointment of Richard Luca as Vice President, Management Liability, for its Professional Risk Division. Mr. Luca will have national responsibility for the division's Public Company Directors & Officers lines and will also be responsible for all management liability lines in the Northeast region, including private company, public company, not-for-profit and financial institutions coverages. Mr. Luca will report to Joseph Casey, Division President, Professional Risk, ACE Westchester. “Rich has been instrumental in helping to establish the New York regional retail-focused management liability operations for ACE USA,” said Mr. Casey. “He will ensure a consistent product offering and risk appetite across ACE's professional risk platform in North America. This is another ACE Westchester initiative that highlights our commitment and investment in the wholesale market.” With more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mr. Luca joined ACE in 2004, and most recently served as Vice President, Management Liability, New York region, for ACE USA, the retail-focused division of the ACE Group. Prior to joining ACE, Mr. Luca spent four years heading the non-standard Directors and Officers group of Gulf Insurance. ACE Westchester provides a full range of professional risk products for the wholesale marketplace designed to provide insurance solutions for management and professional liability exposures. ACE Westchester Professional Risk provides customer-focused solutions in a broad range of industries. For more information about ACE Westchester Professional Risk and its range of products and services, pleasevisit our website. ACE Westchester is the U.S.-based wholesale-focused operation of the ACE Group. 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. Additional information can be found at: www.acegroup.com. ACE North America CommunicationsCarla Ferrara, 215-640-4744carla.ferrara@acegroup.com