ACE Appoints Joe Crowther Global Client Executive, ACE Construction Industry Practice

  ACE Appoints Joe Crowther Global Client Executive, ACE Construction Industry

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PHILADELPHIA -- July 29, 2014

ACE Group today announced the appointment of Joe Crowther as Global Client
Executive in the ACE Construction Industry Practice. In this new role, Mr.
Crowther will work collaboratively with a select group of ACE’s construction
clients and distribution partners to provide access to a broad range of
customized global risk management solutions across various construction
product lines. Based in Philadelphia, in his role as Global Client Executive,
Mr. Crowther will report to John Alfieri, Division President, Global Accounts,
North America, ACE Group, and Division President, ACE USA Regional Operations.
In his role supporting the ACE Construction Industry Practice, he will
collaborate with William P. Hazelton, Executive Vice President, ACE
Construction Industry Practice.

ACE’s Global Client Executive practice was established in 2010 to complement
the company’s existing strategies to better partner with clients and brokers
who value a single point of contact in accessing ACE’s multiline, global
network of products and services. Led by Joseph Clabby, Division President,
Global Accounts, ACE Group, the Global Accounts Division was launched in 2013
to serve large multinational customers around the globe with complex
underwriting and servicing needs.

“Joe’s proven track record for building relationships and collaborating with
large clients, and his extensive experience in serving the unique and complex
claims and risk management challenges faced by the construction industry, will
ensure his success in engaging with ACE’s clients and distribution partners,”
said Mr. Alfieri.

“I’m pleased to welcome Joe to this key role, which represents ACE’s continued
commitment to service large multi-line construction clients, and enhance the
robust capabilities of the ACE Construction Industry Practice, building upon
ACE’s ongoing investment in its infrastructure, leadership and product
offerings,” said Mr. Hazelton.

With more than 26 years of experience in the construction insurance industry,
Mr. Crowther most recently served as Vice President, ACE Construction Claims
Client Executive, where he was responsible for developing and maintaining
relationships between clients and producers and the ACE North American Claims
organization. He has also served as Vice President, Construction Claims
Practice Leader for the primary construction book of business, where he
established best practices for achieving successful claims outcomes. Mr.
Crowther previously held senior leadership account management and claims
positions focusing on the construction industry for several global carriers.
He is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where he
received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Management, and a M.B.A.
from Rutgers University, in New Jersey. He holds the Chartered Property and
Casualty Underwriting (CPCU) and Associate in Claims (AIC) professional
insurance designations.

ACE’s Construction Industry Practice consists of business units that offer a
broad suite of products and services including:

  *Workers Compensation, General Liability & Automobile Liability Risk
  *Environmental, including Contractors Pollution Liability & Contractors
    Professional Liability
  *Inland Marine, including Builders Risk & Contractors Equipment
  *Umbrella/ Excess
  *Wrap Ups and other project-specific programs
  *Specialty Construction Claims
  *Construction Risk Management Services
  *Professional Liability for architects and engineers, construction
    managers, and trade contractors
  *Public and Private company D&O, EPLI, Fidelity, and Fiduciary Liability
  *International Casualty Enterprise & Package Solutions, including Defense
    Base Act Workers Compensation

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 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.
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ACE North America Communications
Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744
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