ACE Canada Introduces ACE WorldSafe(SM); Comprehensive business travel security and medical plan



    TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ - ACE Canada, the Canadian-based operating division
of the ACE Group, today announced it has launched ACE WorldSafe(SM), which is
designed to address an organization's risk management and human resource needs
in one easy to administer program. ACE WorldSafe is a comprehensive
out-of-country security and medical insurance plan coupled with medical and
security evacuation services provided by International SOS. International SOS
is a leading provider of integrated medical and security assistance services.
Since 1985, International SOS has helped organizations provide duty of care
services to their employees.
    "Managing the numerous risks inherent in today's global economy is more
relevant than ever," said Eddy Levy, Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
"We're particularly pleased to introduce this product that combines both
security and medical coverage for the Canadian business traveler."

    
    Product Highlights:(*)

    -   Comprehensive out-of-country medical insurance coverage for Canadian
        business travelers
    -   Medical and security evacuation
    -   Optional AD&D coverage
    -   Scalable and cost-effective product for small to large-size Canadian
        companies
    -   Easy to administer program
    

    "By partnering with International SOS Canada, we are able to afford our
clients the risk management benefits they are seeking while offering
out-of-country medical coverage," said David Brosnan, Chief Executive Officer
of ACE Canada. "ACE is committed to providing innovative insurance solutions
and risk management tools for our valued clients. As needs and circumstances
change, ACE will continue to develop unique solutions such as WorldSafe."
    To learn more about ACE WorldSafe, please contact Eddy Levy, Vice
President, Sales and Marketing at (416) 594-3058 or eddy.levy@acegroup.com.

    (*)Product highlights are summaries only; please see actual policy for
terms and conditions. Products remain subject to ACE Canada's underwriting
criteria.

    Operating in over 70 countries, International SOS
(http://www.internationalsos.com) helps organizations manage the health and
safety risks facing their travellers and global workforce. Its services range
from consultancy and planning to 24-hour medical and security advice and
assistance. It also provides emergency medical and security evacuations when
there is a critical illness, accident or civil unrest. Last year, the company
handled over 1,069,417 assistance cases, including more than 17,995
evacuations.

    ACE Canada(R) refers to ACE INA Insurance and ACE INA Life Insurance,
subsidiaries 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 Canada, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance
products and services throughout Canada. Additional information on ACE Canada
and its products and services can be found at www.ace-ina-canada.com. The ACE
Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of
clients around the world.




For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Lynn Woodburn, ACE Canada
Communications, (416) 594-3032, lynn.woodburn@acegroup.com

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