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ACE Insurance appoints 2 new team members in Chch

20 July 2005

ACE Insurance appoints two new team members in its Christchurch office

ACE Insurance, a leader in the global insurance and reinsurance industry, has appointed Allan Webber to the position of underwriter, and Dawn Crawford to the position of Accident & Health claims officer effective immediately. Both Allan and Dawn are based in ACE's Christchurch office, which opened in February of this year.

Allan is a strong commercial underwriter with particular strengths in casualty underwriting. Allan previously worked in ACE's Wellington office before returning to work on his family farm in Southland.

Dawn joins as accident and health claims officer. She has been in the insurance industry for 27 years and spent 4 years in the Claims team in ACE's Auckland office before moving to Christchurch last year.

Allan and Dawn will be working with Simon Foley, the ACE South Island Manager, to ensure ACE products meet the needs of customers in this region.

The ACE Group of Companies is a global leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients. Headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE), a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, the ACE Group conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries. ACE has been operating in New Zealand for five years although its roots here date back to the 1920's. ACE offers broker-based corporate and commercial, property and casualty business, group personal accident and corporate travel products tailored to clients' needs. New Zealand clients range from small businesses through to corporates and multinational concerns.

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