Aspen taps head of US distribution

Industry veteran joins the company after stint at Arch Insurance Group

Aspen taps head of US distribution

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

Aspen has announced the appointment of Nick Acker (pictured above) as head of US distribution. Acker commenced in the role in December.

Acker is based in Chicago. He will report to Jonny Atkinson, group chief business development officer at Aspen.

In his new role, Acker will be responsible for developing Aspen’s relationships with broking partners in the US.

Acker joins the company from Arch Insurance Group, where he served for 10 years in various senior distribution roles, most recently as vice president of wholesale and distribution management. Prior to Arch, Acker held roles at ACE Group and The Hartford.

“Nick’s comprehensive understanding of the US market and strong broker relationships makes him an excellent addition to the Aspen team,” Atkinson said. “We look forward to further building on our deep relationships with our key strategic distribution partners and continuing to support them and their clients.”

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