Ace Names Ex-Assistant Attorney General Wayland General Counsel

Ace Ltd., the Swiss insurer with operations in more than 50 nations, appointed Joseph Wayland as general counsel, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Evan Greenberg.

Wayland served with the U.S. Justice Department, first as deputy assistant attorney general responsible for litigation for the Antitrust Division and then as the acting assistant attorney general in charge of the division, the Zurich-based insurer said today in a statement distributed by Business Wire.