Ace Global Markets, Political Risk & Credit, has announced two significant hires which reinforce its commitment to developing structured trade finance and credit risk solution capabilities.

Agnes Alderson, formerly with Exporters Insurance and with over 17 years banking and insurance experience, has joined in New York where she will be responsible for credit and structured trade credit operations in North America.

Meanwhile George Bolton has joined in London, where he was previously with Zurich Emerging Market Solutions. He will be primarily responsible for structured trade credit operations in Europe, but will also form part of the political risk underwriting team. Bolton has 11 years experience in the private market and public sector as well as over 20 years experience in banking.