ACE USA, the retail operating division of property and casualty insurer ACE Group, has appointed Kelley Kinsella as the new senior vice president & regional executive officer for its Midwest Region.

Delivering highly responsive services to its brokers and clients, she will spearhead setting and driving overall strategy for the region, which includes 13 Midwestern states, and includes branch offices in Cleveland, Minneapolis and Kansas City.

Reporting to ACE USA regional operations division president Ed Zaccaria, she will also manage regional production plans, product line distribution strategies, and business development and marketing throughout the region.

Previously, she was working as senior vice president for ACE USA Global Property & Specialty Lines in the Western Zone.

Prior to that, she acted as chief operating officer for ACE USA’s Midwest Region, where she was responsible for leadership and business development, and coordinating product line presence across the region.

Having, over 25 years of insurance and industry experience, she began her career with ACE’s predecessor company, CIGNA Property & Casualty.

She succeeds Scott McKeon, who has been appointed to the national role of senior vice president, distribution management for ACE USA.

The company trades in 53 nations across the globe and provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.