ACE Insurance, part of the ACE Group of insurance and reinsurance
companies, today announced its appointment of Edward Ler as
Senior Vice President and Regional Head of Personal Lines and Business
Insurance. He will be responsible for the growth of personal lines,
specialty personal lines and small commercial business in the region.
Mr. Ler will be based in Singapore and will report to Damien Sullivan,
Regional President for Asia Pacific as well as Darryl Page, Division
President for Personal Lines and Business Insurance.
Edward Ler, Regional Head of Personal Lines & Business Insurance (Photo: Business Wire)
Mr. Ler’s career in the insurance industry spans a variety of managerial
roles covering the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and European markets.
Most recently, he worked in an international insurance group as the
Regional Director for Underwriting, Claims and Reinsurance with
responsibility across personal lines, commercial and corporate business
segments in Asia. Prior to this post, he was the Regional Commercial
Lines Director for Asia and the Middle East accountable for developing
small commercial and middle market strategies and business propositions.
He began his career as a regional underwriter based in the Asia Pacific
branch of a large European insurance company. Over the course of 10
years, he was promoted to roles of increasing responsibility; in Munich,
Germany to manage a global underwriting mandate for a business line and
later in Dublin, Ireland where he was in-charge of the international
reinsurance business portfolios.
“I’m pleased to have such an experienced and proven insurance
professional as Edward join the senior management team in this critical
role,” said Damien Sullivan, Regional President for ACE Asia Pacific.
“Edward’s successful experience in building and developing product and
distribution capabilities across various lines of business backed by his
strong technical expertise in underwriting and capital management will
be valuable to our success in developing and managing the personal lines
and small commercial businesses in the region.”
The ACE Insurance franchise in Asia Pacific comprises an extensive
network of operations serving Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea,
Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand
and Vietnam. The franchise offers a diverse range of products, including
its core Property & Casualty and Accident & Health lines, as well as its
growing Small to Medium Enterprise and Personal Lines businesses. ACE
Insurance is part of the ACE Group, a global leader in insurance and
reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients. Headed by ACE Limited
(NYSE: ACE), a component of the S&P 500 stock index, the ACE Group
conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries
in more than 50 countries. Visit www.acegroup.com
for more details.
ACE Insurance, ACE Group of Companies and ACE Limited are registered
trademarks of ACE Limited.
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