ACE appoints Susan McDonald as Regional General Counsel for Eurasia and Africa

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group today announced the appointment of Susan McDonald to the role of Regional General Counsel for Eurasia and Africa, as it continues to build its management team in its newest business region.

Currently Legal and Compliance Manager for MENA, in her new role Susan will be responsible for overseeing the legal and compliance functions of ACE’s operations in Eurasia and Africa. She will provide guidance, advice and support on all legal and compliance issues to the business and will work with country Legal and Compliance officers to ensure that all local regulatory as well as ACE Group standards are adhered to.

Susan has more than twenty years of legal experience in the insurance industry, spanning different regions. She joined ACE in 2010 prior to which she held a series of senior legal counsel roles for international insurers. She holds an LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law from the London School of Economics.

Susan will continue to be based in Dubai. She will report to Giles Ward, Regional President for Eurasia and Africa at ACE and to Kenneth Underhill, General Counsel for ACE in Europe, Eurasia and Africa. Her appointment is effective 1 April.

Giles Ward, Regional President for Eurasia and Africa at ACE Group, said:

“Our operations in Eurasia and Africa span a number of countries and regions – with widely diverging legal and regulatory traditions and frameworks. Susan, with her substantial legal and insurance industry experience, will help ensure that we fully comply with all local laws and that our local teams are able to properly manage the demands of a constantly evolving regulatory environment and a growing business.”


About ACE:

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 Group
For further information, please contact:
Nicholas Mandalas - Regional Communications Manager, Europe, Eurasia & Africa
T: +44 20 7173 7793