LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ACE Group today announced the appointment of Paul Littooij, currently Marine Manager for ACE in Benelux, to the additional role of European Product Champion, Small Marine Commercial as it continues to expand its team to better cover the insurance needs of the small and medium (SME) business market segment in this important sector of the economy in Continental Europe.
In this role, Paul will be responsible for the development and profitable growth of ACE’s small commercial marine portfolio across Continental Europe. He will focus in expanding ACE’s online shipment platform, already piloted in Italy, across key European markets, and build new relationships with potential distribution partners.
Paul has 25 years of marine insurance industry experience. He joined ACE in 2008, having previously held a series of marine underwriting, claims and risk engineering roles. In his new role, he continues to work from ACE’s Rotterdam and Antwerp offices, reporting to Benoît Chasseguet, Marine Manager for ACE in Continental Europe
Benoît Chasseguet, Marine Manager for ACE in Continental Europe said:
“Paul’s long marine insurance experience and market knowledge will further enable us to develop new online distribution channels, which are rapidly increasing in importance for the SME segment, and continue to deliver appropriate, comprehensive insurance cover to brokers and their marine clients across Continental Europe. I am delighted that Paul has accepted this new role and I am looking forward to working with him.”
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 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.
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