ACE USA Announces Executive Appointments to
its ACE Risk Management Division
March 23, 2010 03:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time
PHILADELPHIA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the
ACE Group, today announced executive appointments to its large account primary casualty division. Matt Merna
has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of ACE Risk Management. In this role, Mr. Merna will oversee ACE
Risk Management’s business units across the U.S., in addition to his current role as President, ACE Financial
Solutions. Mr. Merna will report to William Curcio, President & Chairman, ACE Risk Management.
Mr. Merna joined ACE USA in 2000, and has more than fifteen years of experience in the insurance industry. He
has held various management positions in public accounting and insurance in New York and Europe.
ACE also announced the appointment of Bill Rabl to President of Operations, ACE Risk Management. In addition
to his current responsibilities as Chief Underwriting Officer, Mr. Rabl will take on oversight of ACE Risk
Management’s operations, finance, and other support units reporting to Mr. Curcio.
Throughout his more than 25-year career, Mr. Rabl has held several senior management roles in both the insurance
brokerage and carrier markets. Mr. Rabl previously served in a variety of senior leadership roles at Lockton,
American International Group (AIG), and the Continental Insurance Company.
Jay Lefkowitz has been appointed President, National Accounts, ACE Risk Management. Working with Mr. Merna
in this role, Mr. Lefkowitz will oversee the National Accounts unit, which provides risk management programs and
services to larger companies with a minimum of $5 million and above in combined expected losses.
Mr. Lefkowitz joined ACE USA in November 1999, and most recently served as Executive Vice President of ACE
Risk Management’s National Accounts division. With more than 25 years of experience in the large-risk arena, Mr.
Lefkowitz previously served