Patrick Drinan will lead UK and Ireland distribution

ACE UK has announced the appointment of Patrick Drinan as UK and Ireland National Distribution Director.

Patrick will report directly to Richard Pryce, president ACE UK, and moves from his previous role as UK and Ireland commercial property and casualty (P&C) manager.

In this new role, Pat will work closely with the underwriting and business development teams and will be responsible for the strategic direction of the distribution of ACE’s products and its service proposition. This will encompass the efficient deployment of underwriting resources, products and processes throughout ACE’s 12 offices in the UK and Ireland.

Commenting on the appointment, Richard Pryce said: "In this role Pat will be instrumental in making sure our product and service offering is strengthened across all business lines and effectively delivered to brokers and clients. Following on from the organisational changes ACE UK made back in May of this year, Patrick’s appointment will ensure we are best positioned to maximise business growth opportunities."