ACE has named Perrine Kalina as engineering coordinator and assistant underwriter to its environmental risk team. Ms Perrine reports to Karl Russek, head of environmental risk, at ACE International.

Ms Perrine will provide underwriting support to ACE’s environmental teams in the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe. She will also support the underwriting teams based in Asia Pacific and Latin America. Her role will include the coordination of engineers and other third parties on multinational accounts globally.

Ms Perrine originally joined ACE in March 2008 as a client services executive working in ACE’s major risk multinational support unit. Prior to joining ACE, she worked for Marsh based in Paris providing supporting to French-owned multinational companies.

Mr Russek said: “The creation of this new role demonstrates ACE’s commitment to delivering a high quality professional underwriting and support service to brokers and clients on an international basis.

We are responding to the increasing relevance of the environmental risk insurance market for global businesses by investing in expertise and experience and enhancing our products to meet their needs. ACE continues to provide real leadership and innovation in this area.