ACE USA, the U.S. based retail operations of ACE Group, today announced the appointment of Aaron Turner in the newly-created dual role of Vice President, Managed Care and Business Development, Life Sciences. As Vice President, Managed Care, Mr. Turner reports to Annick Charles, Vice President, ACE Medical Risk, and will provide strategic leadership in support of underwriting and client servicing. As Vice President, Business Development, Life Sciences, Mr. Turner will report to Tristan Gabriel, Senior Vice President, ACE Life Sciences, and will provide high-level expertise and guidance in developing new producer relationships and driving and maximizing existing distribution channels. Mr. Turner is based in Chicago. “I’m pleased to welcome Aaron into this new key role. His proven track record in providing strategic leadership reflects our continued strong commitment to the managed care and life sciences markets, and allows us to build upon our success in the medical risk business,” said Caroline Clouser, Executive Vice President, ACE Medical Risk Group. “Aaron is a recognized thought leader in the managed care insurance arena, which makes him well suited to help us build upon our existing portfolio and deliver the best possible service to our customers.” Mr. Turner brings more than 18 years of insurance industry experience to his new position, and he has spent most of his career as an insurance broker for a global brokerage firm. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Managed Care Placement Leader, where he specialized in relationship management, with extensive experience in negotiating programs for health plans, hospitals, and large health care systems, physician-hospital organizations (PHOs), physician groups, and other health care-related entities. Mr. Turner received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Eastern Illinois University. ACE Medical Risk Group, a division of ACE USA, provides primary and excess medical professional liability for hospitals, miscellaneous healthcare facilities, and managed care errors and omissions coverage. In addition, ACE offers products-completed operations liability for clinical trials, biotechnology, and specialty pharmaceutical companies, as well as a package policy that includes property, auto and crime coverages. To learn more about ACE’s Medical Liability products and services, please visit our website.