26 November 2014 Insurance

ACE appoints A&H exec in Asia-Pacific

ACE has appointed Blain Waterford to the newly created role of vice president and deputy head of its accident & health business in Asia Pacific.

In his new capacity, Waterford will head up direct marketing, telemarketing, mobile assurance, hybrid products and data analytics in addition to having geographic responsibility for Australia/New Zealand and Korea.

He is currently the chief operating officer for ACE’s general insurance operations in Korea and will relocate to Singapore when he takes up his new role on January 1, 2015.

He will report to Glen Browne, senior vice president & Asia Pacific’s head of accident & health for ACE.

Waterford joined ACE in 2007 as the head of accident & health for South Africa. Thereafter, he was posted to Singapore in 2010 as the head of direct marketing for Asia Pacific with responsibility across 12 markets.

Browne said: “I’m pleased to see Blain stepping up to a more challenging position. This is a good example of ACE’s culture of developing talent and rewarding performance. His demonstrated knowledge of the accident & health business, drive and determination give me confidence in his ability to take on this new role.

“His strong focus on delivering on bottom-line results sets him up ideally for his enlarged responsibilities especially as we continue to seize the growth opportunities for the accident & health business in Asia Pacific.”

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