ACE Canada Appoints Barkley as President, CEO

March 15, 2007

ACE Canada, a division of the ACE Group of Companies, has appointed Karen Barkley as president and chief executive officer. ACE Canada specializes in providing innovative and customized property, casualty and accident and health products to businesses and individuals nationally and internationally.

Barkley, who previously held the position of chief operations officer for ACE Canada, will be responsible for managing ACE’s operations in Canada and will report to John Lupica, president and dhief executive officer, ACE USA.

Barkley joined ACE in 1992 in the Risk Management Unit and has progressed through the organization holding several senior management positions within ACE Canada. Barkley holds a master’s degree in business administration from Athabasca University in addition to Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) professional designations.

In addition, Terri Mitchell was named executive vice president and chief operations officer of ACE Canada’s Life, Accident & Health Group. In her new position Mitchell will report jointly to Barkley and Joe Vasquez, president, ACE USA Accident & Health. Previously, Mitchell served as senior vice president of ACE Canada’s Accident & Health Group. Prior to joining ACE in 2003, Mitchell held several senior management positions within the life and accident and health insurance industry.

Source: ACE,

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