ZUG, Switzerland, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE : AWH ) announced today that Nigel Taylor has joined the Allied World Asia team as Head of Claims for the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Taylor will be based in Hong Kong reporting directly to Colm Singleton, Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer for Bermuda & International and William Cotter, Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Taylor will be responsible for the planning and direction of the claims operation for Allied World Asia, ensuring the delivery of a responsive and client-focused service for clients throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to joining Allied World Asia, Mr. Taylor worked for Munich Re Hong Kong as Deputy Head of Claims for the Greater China region, responsible for casualty and marine claims. Prior to Munich Re Hong Kong, he was with the Corporation of Lloyd's in a market supervision and corporate governance role, working in partnership with the Lloyd's syndicates to ensure effective claims management. Mr. Taylor began working in insurance in 2002 as an in-house legal advisor to Euler Hermes. Subsequently he joined Hiscox as a claims adjuster, working with various lines of business including, professional & financial lines, general casualty, construction surety bonds, marine & energy liability, aerospace, terrorism and political risks. Mr. Taylor is a non-practising barrister and ACII qualified. He has acquired mediation experience in U.K., U.S. and Caribbean jurisdictions.
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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 branches and affiliates. Our insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor's and Fitch. Please visit our website at www.awac.com for further information on Allied World.
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