ACE USA, the US based retail operating division of the ACE Group, has appointed Jim Shevlin and Tim Rau as new senior vice president and regional executive officer for the company's Southeast and Southwest region, respectively.
Both Shevlin and Rau will be responsible for setting and driving the overall strategic direction for these two regions.
They will also oversee the regional production plans, distribution, product sales and marketing, producer management, staff management, and general operations in the Southeast and the Southwest.
In this new role, Shevlin will return to Atlanta. He most recently served as senior vice president and regional executive officer for ACE USA’s Southwest Region.
Previously, Shevlin led ACE USA’s efforts to expand its presence in the middle market segment in the Southeast. He joined ACE in 2002 as a member of the management team.
Rau most recently served as senior vice president and branch manager for ACE Risk Management’s Dallas and Houston branches. Based in Dallas, he brings to this position over 20 years of insurance experience, and a background in managing national risk management accounts. He joined ACE USA in 2004.
ACE USA’s Southeast region comprises North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. The Southwest region includes northern Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico.