LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group today announced the appointment of Matt Westwood as Business Development Manager for Birmingham and the East Midlands, as it continues to invest in expanding its servicing capabilities throughout its network of UK regional offices.
In this newly-created role, Matt will be responsible for the development of new and existing business in Birmingham and across the East Midlands region, as well as the management of broker relationships locally.
Matt joins from Ecclesiastical where he was Business Development Manager in Birmingham for five years. Prior to that, Matt had over 10 years’ broking experience with Marsh and JLT, managing clients in a variety of sectors including retail, manufacturing, schemes and affinities.
Reporting to David Rose, Business Development Manager, Midlands, Matt will work closely with the regional team of underwriters based in Birmingham and his appointment takes place with immediate effect.
Paul Jennings, Regional Manager, Midlands and South West at ACE said: “Matt’s appointment further demonstrates ACE’s commitment to continue to expand its regional presence. While the Birmingham branch has been operating for a number of years, Matt’s appointment will give us the opportunity to better service our network of brokers and clients based in the insurance heartland of Birmingham and the East Midlands.”
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.
ACE UK & Ireland’s five regions are:
∙ Ireland (Dublin and Belfast) ∙ Scotland (Glasgow, Aberdeen) ∙ The North (Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle) ∙ Midlands (Birmingham) ∙ London and South East (London, Maidstone, Reading, Watford)
Additional information can be found at: www.acegroup.com/uk