Apr 27, 2007
ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, is pleased to share Episode #4 of the "Ace Professional Risk Podcast," an occasional series of audio "podcasts," or Internet-distributed audio programs, discussing selected risk management topics. In this program, Brad Gow and Toby Merrill of ACE Professional Risk, discuss computer data security liability issues companies face, and how liability insurance protection can help mitigate those risks. Download the Podcast here. (28.7 mb stereo MP3 file, 20:57 duration). Brad Gow is Vice President of ACE Professional Risk, where he is responsible for technology product development as well as overseeing professional liability underwriting operations. Mr. Gow has more than 16 years' experience in the insurance arena, specifically in product development for professional liability and cyber risk exposures and in developing network security, incident response, and forensic computer investigation services for the insurance industry. Mr. Gow holds a B.A. in history from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and received his Master of International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina. Toby Merrill is Assistant Vice President of ACE Professional Risk, where he is responsible for technology product development as well as overseeing technology E&O underwriting operations. Mr. Merrill has more than seven years' experience in the insurance arena, specifically in underwriting professional liability, management liability and cyber risk exposures. In addition, he has extensive experience in underwriting financial institutions working for Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Mr. Merrill holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Staffed by a team of innovative underwriters, ACE Professional Risk is the operating unit within ACE USA, which distributes management liability, professional liability and surety products through retail brokers throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information about ACE Professional Risk and its range of products and services, please visit: www.aceprofessionalrisk.com. The above is only a summary; please see actual policies for terms and conditions. # # # ACE USA is the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE), and is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor's. ACE USA, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S. Additional information on ACE USA and its products and services can be found at www.ace-ina.com. The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of clients around the world.