ROTTERDAM, Netherlands--()--ACE Group today announced the promotion of Lauretta Alberti to the newly created position of Senior Environmental Insurance Underwriter for the Benelux and Nordic region, as it continues to grow its environmental insurance capability across Continental Europe and expands its customer proposition in the Benelux and Nordic markets.
In this role, Lauretta Alberti will have responsibility for the development and underwriting of environmental insurance programmes across the region, working with ACE’s European team of specialist environmental risk underwriters, to help brokers and their clients by undertaking assessments, identifying specific environmental exposures and developing the right insurance cover for their needs. Lauretta will report to Dorothee Prunier, Environmental Insurance Manager, Continental Europe and Ron Verhulsdonck, Country Manager, Benelux. The appointment takes place with immediate effect.
Lauretta Alberti has 25 years of insurance industry experience, including 11 at ACE. She joined the company in October 2001 as Senior Casualty Underwriter. Previously, she worked for Credit Lyonnais Bank Assurantiën, as Manager Marine and Liability, Claims and Broking, and at Gebroeders Sluyter and Erasmus Verzekeringen (formerly AC Fraser & Co) as Marine Claims Handler.
Dorothee Prunier, Environmental Insurance Manager, Continental Europe at ACE, said:
“European risk managers are aware that environmental risks are no longer just an issue for traditional polluting industries Companies that own, operate or buy and sell property, or use or produce potentially hazardous substances, all increasingly face environmental risks today. ACE is one of the world’s longest established underwriters of environmental insurance and the addition of Lauretta to our team underlines our commitment to further strengthening our capabilities in Continental Europe.”
Ron Verhulsdonck, Country Manager, Benelux at ACE, added:
“The implications of environmental risk can be substantial for European companies – not only financially, but also in terms of social and reputational damage. With her extensive underwriting and claims experience and knowledge of the local market, Lauretta’s experience will be invaluable as we expand our environmental risk capability and build our proposition for mid-market and larger companies in the Benelux and Nordic region.”
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 and 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.