ACE Group announced leadership appointments for its ACE Private Risk Services business, which will be effective when the acquisition of the Fireman’s Fund high net worth personal lines business is completed.
James Williamson will be division president of ACE Private Risk Services. Currently he is COO of ACE’s International Accident & Health insurance business. Williamson will be responsible for the integration of the two companies and leading the combined business’s profitable growth. He will report to Juan Andrade, EVP, ACE Group, personal lines and COO of ACE Overseas General, and John Lupica, vice chairman, ACE Group and chairman, insurance North America.
Mary Boyd will be deputy division president and will report to Williamson. Currently division president of ACE Private Risk Services, Boyd will lead underwriting, product management, analytics, actuarial, IT and project management. She also will be responsible for business operations in Canada.
Eric Shanks will join ACE as SVP and lead product management and analytics at ACE Private Risk Services. Shanks is currently SVP responsible for product management and high net worth underwriting at Fireman’s Fund Personal Insurance. He will report to Boyd.
Robert Haibi will join ACE as SVPand co-lead the ACE Private Risk Services distribution organization. Currently the national distribution executive at Fireman’s Fund Personal Insurance, aibi will be responsible for ACE’s relationships with its largest national and global distributors, training and best practices, as well as regional distribution responsibilities for the western and central regions. He will report to Williamson.
Annmarie Camp, who currently leads the ACE Private Risk Services distribution organization, will co-lead the new distribution organization with Haibi. Camp will have national distribution responsibility for the company’s premier and high net worth segments, as well as for all marketing and communications. In addition, she will have regional responsibility for the northeast and southern regions. Camp will report to Williamson.
William McDuffie, currently field service operations executive at Fireman’s Fund Personal Insurance, will join ACE Private Risk Services as the lead operations executive and will report to Mr. Williamson.
Tiffany Alvey, currently VP of claims at Fireman’s Fund Personal Insurance, will join ACE as deputy head of claims and report to Clyde Douglas, chief claims officer for ACE Private Risk Services.
Christopher Donahue, chief underwriting officer for ACE Private Risk Services, will remain in his current role and will report to Boyd.
Robert Courtemanche, currently chairman of ACE Private Risk Services, will continue in his role through the close of the transaction. He plans to retire from ACE but will continue to offer guidance and expertise to the organization until early in the fourth quarter of 2015.
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