ACE Group has appointed Susan McDonald, currently legal and compliance manager for MENA, to the role of regional general counsel for Eurasia and Africa, as it continues to build its management team in its newest business region, effective April 1.

In her new role, McDonald will be responsible for overseeing the legal and compliance functions of ACE’s operations in Eurasia and Africa. She will provide guidance, advice and support on all legal and compliance issues to the business and will work with country legal and compliance officers to ensure that all local regulatory, as well as ACE Group standards, are adhered to.

McDonald has more than twenty years of legal experience in the insurance industry, spanning different regions. She joined ACE in 2010 prior to which she held a series of senior legal counsel roles for international insurers.

She will report to Giles Ward, Ace's regional president for Eurasia and Africa, and to Kenneth Underhill, general counsel for ACE in Europe, Eurasia, and Africa.