Allied World U.S. Announces Michael Murphy to Speak at the California Insurance Wholesalers Association Summer Forum

Jun 15, 2010, 10:00 ET from Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH) announced today that Michael Murphy, Underwriter for Tech E&O, in the U.S., is speaking at the upcoming California Insurance Wholesalers Association Summer Forum. The event takes place June 17 -18, 2010 at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay, California. The topic for the event is, "Cyber Privacy & Data Security." Mr. Murphy will speak as part of a panel on Friday, June 18 discussing current market trends, product distribution and specifically, Allied World's Tech E&O product suite.

As an Underwriter in Allied World's technology and information liability group, Mr. Murphy specializes in privacy and network security risks.  In addition to his responsibilities as lead west coast underwriter for the department, he has also been involved in initiatives related to product development and internal financial reporting, and has given presentations to various brokerage firms in the industry. Before joining Allied World in July 2009, Mr. Murphy traded multiple commodities, focusing on the energy markets for seven years with JP Morgan and Orlando Lewis. He has a degree from Fairfield University in Marketing and Finance.

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