ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operations of the ACE Group, today announced the appointment of Tom McGinn as Senior Vice President and New York Branch Manager for ACE Risk Management. In his new role, Mr. McGinn will be responsible for the underwriting results of the U.S. primary casualty lines of business, client relations, new business development, financial results and strategic development for the branch. Mr. McGinn will report to Bill Rabl, Chief Operating Officer, ACE Risk Management. “This is a critical position within ACE Risk Management, and the New York region is critical to ACE,” said Mr. Rabl, Chief Operating Officer, ACE Risk Management. “We are pleased to be able to draw upon the proficiencies of our people, and Tom’s experience working in ACE Risk Management’s home office and as a branch team leader in New York and Philadelphia means he is well suited to meet this new challenge. We are confident that he will be successful and are pleased that he will represent ACE Risk Management in the New York region.” “ACE Risk Management is a world class operation and a critical asset to our brokers and clients in the region,” said John Alfieri, Senior Vice President, Regional Executive Officer, New York, and President, Global Client Executives. “We could not be more excited to be working with Tom so we can continue to drive increased client service, and underwriting innovation with his proven experience.” Mr. McGinn has 25 years of insurance industry experience, and for the past 20 years he has held senior leadership positions with ACE and its predecessor company, CIGNA Property & Casualty. Most recently, he led ACE Risk Management’s Excess Workers Compensation unit and served as the ACE Risk Management Home Office Referral Underwriter for ARM’s Los Angeles and San Francisco branches. ACE Risk Management, part of ACE USA, ACE’s U.S.-based retail operating company, offers comprehensive risk management programs and services that are uniquely designed and customized to assist companies in any industry dealing with the significant costs of financing and managing risks. To learn more about ACE Risk Management’s products and services, please visit our website. ACE USA is part of the ACE Group, a global leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients.The ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 53 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 the 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.