The ACE Group has appointed of Chris Maleno as division president, ACE USA. In this role, Maleno will oversee all operations for ACE’s U.S.-based retail commercial property/casualty franchise. He will report to John Lupica, chairman, Insurance-North America.
Maleno joined ACE in 2007 as president of ACE USA regional operations, where he was instrumental in driving the company’s customer and broker segmentation strategies. He subsequently served as division president of ACE casualty risk with responsibility for excess liability, construction, environmental, public entity and other lines. He was appointed chief operating officer of ACE USA in 2011 with day-to-day oversight of the company’s broad commercial property/casualty and accident and health businesses.
Maleno brings 25 years of experience in the insurance industry to his new role. Prior to joining ACE, he held several senior leadership positions in casualty underwriting and regional operations management within the industry.