ACE Appoints John Alfieri Division President of ACE USA Regional Operations
Andrew Hurley Named Regional Executive Officer for New York Region

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group today announced the appointment of John Alfieri as Division President, ACE USA Regional Operations. In this role, Mr. Alfieri will have responsibility for driving national and local distribution strategies, retention and growth initiatives for large and middle market accounts, customer segmentation efforts, and expanding ACE USA’s product and marketing presence throughout the country. He will assume leadership of ACE USA’s regional executive and branch management teams, and the company’s national account and corporate risk segment staff around the country. In this capacity he will report to Chris Maleno, Division President, ACE USA.

In addition, Andrew Hurley has been appointed Regional Executive Officer, New York Region for ACE USA. In this role, Mr. Hurley will be responsible for setting and driving the overall strategic direction for the New York region, and oversee the regional production plans, distribution, product sales, marketing, and producer management. Mr. Hurley will report to Mr. Alfieri.

“John and Andrew have distinguished records of accomplishment in the industry and at ACE,” said Mr. Maleno. “These appointments represent our ongoing investments in aligning our regional network and service teams with the unique and complex challenges faced by our clients and distribution partners, including our large National Accounts customers in North America, and large corporate and multinational companies around the globe.”

Mr. Alfieri brings more than 30 years of experience in risk management and insurance. He most recently served as Division President of Global Accounts, North America, a title and responsibility he will retain as part of this new role. In addition, since 2004 he has served as Senior Vice President and Regional Executive Officer for ACE USA’s New York Region, with responsibility for setting and driving the strategic direction for the region. More recently, he served as President of ACE Global Client Executives, which is a key component of the company’s commitment to delivering customized and coordinated service to multinational clients.

With more than 20 years of insurance industry experience, primarily in commercial lines, Mr. Hurley joined ACE USA in 2006 as Branch Manager of the company’s Northern New Jersey office, and subsequently served as Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Risk Segment Leader for the New York region. Prior to his tenure with ACE, he served as Practice Leader- Commercial Insurance Specialty for the New Jersey, New York and Northeast regions for a global insurance company. His earlier experience includes serving as a broker with a financial services firm. Mr. Hurley received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Boston College.

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 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


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