ACE Life, the global life insurance division of ACE Group, announced the appointment of Haik de Jong as Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. de Jong will be based in New York and report to Russell Bundschuh, President, ACE Life, and Phil Bancroft, Chief Financial Officer, ACE Group.

"I’m delighted to welcome Haik to ACE Life," said Mr. Bundschuh. "Haik brings extensive global insurance industry experience to our growing organization. His background and expertise in finance, actuarial and product development will contribute to the continued growth, profitability and success of our business."

Mr. de Jong has a strong track record of driving results, building organizational capability and leading organizations through change and transition in the insurance industry.

Before joining ACE, he was the Asia Pacific regional chief financial officer for ING. In this role, he was instrumental in providing strategic leadership for accounting, financial planning and analysis, capital management and solvency. Prior to this role, Mr. de Jong held senior management roles in Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Mr. de Jong holds Master’s degrees in Mathematics from Leiden University, Economic Science and Econometrics from VU University in Amsterdam, and Actuarial Science from University of Amsterdam.

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.