BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group today announced the appointment of Joan Torradeflot Botet as Director of Business Development for its Accident and Health (A&H) insurance business in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.
Joan will be responsible for the commercial development of several key personal lines portfolios at ACE, including accident, health, life and travel assistance whether distributed through brokers, telemarketing or affinity programmes. In particular, Joan will leverage his expertise and local knowledge of Catalonia to strengthen ACE’s presence in these lines of business in the regional market. He joins ACE with immediate effect and will be based in ACE’s Barcelona office.
With 12 years of insurance industry experience, Joan began his career as a consultant for Mercer Health and Benefits. Later in 2007, he moved to AON Global Risk in Barcelona, where he worked as Manager of Major Accounts within its social security division.
José Luis Gómez Banovio, Head of A&H and Life for ACE in Spain and Portugal, said:
"The appointment of Joan reinforces ACE’s commitment to consumer insurance in Catalonia, a market with great potential. I'm sure that Joan, with his extensive experience in the insurance industry, will play a critical role in driving forward our plans. It is a pleasure for us to have him on our team."
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.