ACE Insurance has promoted Chris Newing to the position of head of travel insurance for Australia and New Zealand. Newing has held a variety of underwriting, management and operations roles during his time with ACE. In his most recent position as regional travel operations manager in the Asia Pacific region, he acquired a detailed knowledge of the company’s travel insurance proposition and operational infrastructure.
Giles Ward, ACE country president for Australia and New Zealand, said of the appointment: “Chris has used his operational knowledge and leadership to good effect, overseeing initiatives and achieving strong growth in the portfolio. In selected markets, ACE is rapidly expanding its travel insurance business and this appointment will support further expansion in the Australian and New Zealand travel insurance portfolio in the coming years.”