PARIS--()--ACE Group today announced the appointment of Benoît Chasseguet as Marine Manager, Continental Europe, including the Central and Eastern European region.
“We have well-established marine underwriting teams in many key locations in the region and I am confident that Benoît's leadership at the regional level will help us to further enhance our customer proposition and drive the profitable growth of our portfolio.”
In this role, Benoît will hold responsibility for managing the performance and further development of ACE’s European marine portfolio including for both domestic and multinational corporate clients.
Benoît has over 20 years of experience in the European property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. He joins ACE from ACHMEA Group, where he was European P&C Manager. Previously, he held senior underwriting positions at Eureko BV and CIGNA, and has worked in a variety of European territories including France, the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.
Benoît takes up his new position with immediate effect and will be based in Paris. He will report to Peter Seymour, Executive Vice President, Global Marine, ACE Overseas General and Serge Osouf, Executive Vice President, Continental Europe, for ACE Group.
Peter Seymour, Executive Vice President, Global Marine, ACE Overseas General, said: “We have well-established marine underwriting teams in many key locations in the region and I am confident that Benoît's leadership at the regional level will help us to further enhance our customer proposition and drive the profitable growth of our portfolio.
“Benoît has on-the-ground experience in many of our key European markets, giving him an excellent perspective to help develop our products to meet customer needs. His impressive track record as an underwriter managing large cross-border portfolios, as well as his operational skills and strong market relationships, make him extremely well-placed to lead our Continental Europe marine team.”
ACE’s marine team provides bespoke cover for a wide variety of clients, from multinationals through to local businesses across the region. With underwriting teams in 17 locations in Continental and Central and Eastern Europe, its products include cargo, fine art & specie, goods in transit / freight liability, transportation risk management, project cargo and other specialist areas of the marine portfolio, such as liability.
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.