Philadelphia, PA, August 20, 2009 — H. Marc Tepper, a shareholder and vice chair of the Insurance and Reinsurance Group at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Philadelphia office, was recently elected as the 2009-2010 president of The America-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC), Central Atlantic Region. He previously served on its Board of Directors.

About The America-Israel Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1987, the AICC, Central Atlantic Region is the only organization in the Greater Philadelphia Region exclusively devoted to promoting business development with Israel. AICC is an independent member-based organization serving Pennsylvania, Delaware and Southern New Jersey. Through its network of business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, professionals, government, academic and organizational representatives, AICC is an important source for business opportunities in Israel. AICC also hosts programs that fulfill a networking function, educate constituents about business in Israel and introduce them to strategic partners and investment opportunities in Israel.

About Tepper

Tepper handles a variety of matters with a concentration in business and insurance law. He counsels insurance industry clients and those who deal with the insurance industry in a range of services, including insurance coverage issues, reinsurance contracts and general contract issues.