SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2014--ACE Group, one of the world's largest multi-line property and casualty insurers, announced today the appointment of Rob Wilkinson as the new Country President to lead its general insurance operations in Thailand - ACE INA Overseas Insurance Company Limited. Mr. Wilkinson, whose appointment was effective on 6 January replaces incumbent, Mr. Glen Browne who has been appointed as the Regional Head for ACE's Accident & Health business in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Wilkinson has been with ACE for more than four years, most recently as the Country President of Korea, which is the region's second largest operation. Under his stewardship, he rapidly grew the Accident & Health business to the biggest international Accident & Health operation driven by product innovation and diversified distribution. Between 2009-2011, he was the Regional Head of Accident & Health for ACE in the Asia Pacific; a position that allowed Mr. Wilkinson to have first-hand experience in Southeast Asia and Thailand in particular. Prior to joining ACE, Mr. Wilkinson was with an international health insurer for 17 years. During this time, he was in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility which included stints in Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Taiwan, culminating with the role as the CEO Life/Accident & Health for Europe based in Spain. Over the course of his career, Mr. Wilkinson has developed specific expertise in growing very large businesses. He has a broad range of management experience encompassing sales and marketing, operations, product development and channel management.
Juan Luis Ortega, Regional President for ACE in the Asia Pacific said on Mr. Wilkinson's appointment, "Our business in Thailand is one of the most dynamic in the region, requiring an astute, driven and innovative leader. Rob is just the individual with the passion and proven ability in large general insurance operations. He has clearly shown his mettle in Korea and through the varied postings over the course of his career, has the breadth and depth of experience to take our business in Thailand to its next level of growth."
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 and 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.
Additional information can be found at: www.acegroup.com.
CONTACT: ACE Group
Michele Anne Minjoot, 65-6398-8708
KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC SINGAPORE
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE
SOURCE: ACE Group
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