ZUG, Switzerland, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE: AWH) announced today that Lou Iglesias, President of the Property & Casualty Division of Allied World U.S., and Joe Cellura, Senior Vice President, Property & Casualty for Allied World U.S., will be speaking at the upcoming Advisen Casualty Insights Conference. The event will be held on May 1, 2012 at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York City. Mr. Iglesias is one of the keynote speakers and Mr. Cellura will speak as part of the panel, "The Casualty Reinsurance Market and its Impact on Direct Casualty Capacity and Pricing."
Mr. Iglesias recently joined Allied World. In his new role, he will be responsible for underwriting and servicing all Program, Property, Environmental, Inland Marine, General and Specialty Casualty businesses in the U.S. He has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Allied World, Mr. Iglesias spent 18 years at American International Group (AIG) in varying management positions including: CEO for Commercial Casualty, President for the Risk Management Group, President for AIG Environmental and President of AIG Construction. Prior to AIG, Mr. Iglesias worked at Travelers and Reliance insurance companies. He holds a degree in Business Management from the State University of New York at Fredonia and holds both CPCU and ARM designations.
Mr. Cellura has 19 years of varying experience in the insurance industry; primarily focused on casualty and environmental lines. He joined Allied World in 2008 and as Senior Vice President for Property and Casualty he is responsible for underwriting management, policy form construction and business development for both the casualty and environmental books of business. Prior to joining Allied World Mr. Cellura worked at AIG, most recently as Senior Vice President for the American Home Excess Casualty Company. Mr. Cellura holds a degree in Environmental, Policy Analysis, and Planning from the University of California.
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Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions, offering superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and Fitch. Please visit www.awac.com for further information on Allied World.
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