SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group announced today the appointment of Edward Ler as the new President Director for Indonesia’s general insurance business. He will report to Juan Luis Ortega, Regional President for ACE in Asia Pacific.
Mr. Ler is presently the Regional Head of Personal Lines and Business Insurance. His career in the insurance industry spans a variety of managerial roles covering the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe. Prior to joining ACE in 2013, he worked in RSA Group as the Regional Director for Underwriting, Claims and Reinsurance with responsibility across personal lines, commercial and corporate business segments in Asia. Prior to this post, he was the Regional Commercial Lines Director for Asia and the Middle East accountable for developing small commercial and middle market strategies and business propositions. He began his career as a regional underwriter based in the Asia Pacific branch of Allianz Reinsurance. Over the course of his career spanning more than 10 years, he was promoted to roles of increasing responsibility; in Munich, Germany to manage a global underwriting mandate for a business line and later in Dublin, Ireland where he was in-charge of the international reinsurance business portfolios.
According to Mr. Ortega, “With Indonesia as a strategic growth country for ACE Group, Edward’s depth and breadth of insurance industry experience will be well tapped. He is a hands-on, result-oriented professional who is clearly energized by challenges. As an internationalist, he has a sharpened ability to adapt to new cultures, seize opportunities and drive growth. I have no doubt that under Edward’s leadership, our Indonesian business will scale to new heights of growth.”
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 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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