The ACE Group, a provider of insurance and reinsurance services, has made new leadership appointments in its ACE Risk Management and Foreign Casualty divisions.

ACE Risk Management COO Bill Rabl will assume additional direct management responsibility for the division’s nine branch offices across the US.

The company has named Barbara Luck as executive vice president and chief underwriting officer of ACE Risk Management to lead the division’s underwriting strategy and activities throughout the US.

Both Luck and Rabl will report to Matt Merna, division president of ACE Risk Management.

In addition, Bryan Tedford has been named senior vice president of ACE USA Foreign Casualty within ACE USA’s foreign casualty division.

Tedford will have overall strategic responsibility for ACE USA’s foreign casualty product lines including multinational controlled master programs, International Advantage Package and Defense Base Act programs and will also lead the group’s underwriting, marketing, and field operations.

He will report to Ross Bertossi, division president of ACE USA Casualty Lines.

Tim Benson has been appointed to oversee the International Advantage suite of products serving both the retail (ACE USA) and small business (ACE Commercial Risk Services) segments, in addition to his current role as senior vice president of ACE Global Services.

Benson will report jointly to Tedford and David Lupica, division president of ACE Commercial Risk Services.