ACE in Asia Pacific, part of the ACE Group, one of the world's largest multiline property and casualty insurers, announced the appointment of Jason Keen as the new Head of Property in Asia.

With immediate effect, Mr. Keen will be responsible for the growth and performance of ACE’s Property insurance portfolios in Asia. He will report to Paul McNamee, Regional Head of Property & Casualty and Deputy Regional President for Asia Pacific.

Mr. Keen joined ACE in 2010 as Regional Property Underwriter with oversight of the Sabotage, Terrorism and Political Violence portfolio for ACE’s offices in the Asia Pacific. In 2011, he assumed the Head of Property & Casualty role for the Singapore branch.

In this role, he spearheaded the business development initiatives and helped drive the effective implementation of strategies for each of the four product lines: Property, Marine, Casualty and Financial Lines.

Mr. Keen has a wealth of experience gained globally with over 10 years in the industry. Prior to joining ACE, Jason was an Underwriter at Lloyd’s of London and since 2007 he has worked outside of the London market in Houston, Chicago and Singapore. Mr. Keen received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Bristol and holds a Dip CII certification with The Chartered Insurance Institute.

On this new appointment, Paul McNamee said, "Jason’s promotion is testament to the depth of talent we have within our Property & Casualty team. He has built a reputation as a growth leader with strong underwriting and business acumen. As we expand our product and distribution capabilities, I’m confident of Jason’s ability to sustain ACE’s position as a market leader."