Jacques Bonneau was appointed to lead the company’s global reinsurance business segment as President and CEO, ACE Tempest Re Group in 2005, and was named Chairman of the group in November 2010. ACE Tempest Re focuses on helping clients around the world accurately assess catastrophe risks, structure effective risk transfer solutions and manage the risk and return profiles of their portfolios. He joined ACE in 1999 as Chief Executive Officer, ACE Tempest Re USA.
Prior to joining ACE, Mr. Bonneau was Chief Underwriting Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at Chartwell Re Corporation from 1993 to 1999, and Senior Vice President at Trenwick America Reinsurance Corporation from 1981 to 1990. He started his reinsurance career at General Reinsurance Corporation in Casualty Facultative operations in 1981.
Mr. Bonneau holds a master’s in business administration from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.