Allied World Bermuda Announces Kirsten Faria to Moderate Panel at PLUS Medical Professional Liability Symposium

Mar 18, 2011, 12:30 ET from Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG

ZUG, Switzerland, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE: AWH) announced today that Kirsten Faria, Senior Vice President and Global Product Line Manager, Healthcare for Allied World Bermuda will moderate the panel, "Medical Necessity & Batch Claims: Keeping Underwriters from a Good Night's Sleep" at the PLUS Medical Professional Liability Symposium. The event will be held at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Illinois on March 24 & 25, 2011.

Ms. Faria oversees the healthcare book of the business in Bermuda, and the build-out of healthcare operations in Europe and Asia.  She is also responsible for the development of strategic marketing plans for the division, profit and loss performance, development of pricing mechanisms and employee training.  Prior to joining Allied World, Ms. Faria worked at Marsh Global Broking where she was responsible for large excess liability and healthcare placements in the Bermuda market. She has been a panelist at numerous industry and broker-specific events. Ms. Faria holds a Bachelors Degree from McGill University.

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