ACE Appoints Cora Klena Senior Vice President, North American Marketing and Communications

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group today announced the appointment of Cora Klena as Senior Vice President, North American Marketing and Communications. Ms. Klena will be responsible for all marketing and communications activities for the company’s North American businesses including public relations, event marketing, employee communications, print and digital marketing communications, and executing ACE’s brand-related strategies in the United States and Canada.

Ms. Klena will be based in Philadelphia and report to John Lupica, Vice Chairman of ACE Limited and Chairman, Insurance – North America. She will report on a functional basis to Patrick McGovern, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for ACE Group.

“I’m pleased to welcome Cora to ACE as we continue to raise the profile of our broad range of commercial and consumer insurance businesses in North America,” said Mr. Lupica. “We are confident that Cora, a proven corporate communications leader and strategist, is the right person to lead our marketing and communications team.”

Ms. Klena joins ACE from SwissRe, where she served as Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications for the Americas. In this role, she was responsible for all marketing and communications for the company’s reinsurance, insurance and financial products businesses in the United States, Canada and Latin America. She previously served as a Senior Communications Partner for USAA in its life insurance operations and the office of the CFO, and as a Senior Communications Manager at E*Trade. Ms. Klena began her career in public relations at a number of boutique agencies. She is a graduate of Wellesley College, in Mass., where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cognitive Sciences and East Asian Studies.

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, or follow ACE in North America on Twitter,


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