ZUG, Switzerland, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE: AWH) announced today that Grace Meek has joined Allied World U.S. as Senior Vice President for Programs. In her new role, Ms. Meek will manage the Programs team and provide strategic direction for the department, focusing on growing the overall portfolio of program business. In her role she will be responsible for developing and maintaining program administrator relationships, achieving projected profitability and expense goals, in addition to creating a more defined and efficient platform for writing program business.
Todd Germano, President, Property and Casualty for Allied World U.S. said, "We are very excited that Grace has joined the team. Her extensive industry knowledge, particularly of the Programs business, will be a tremendous asset and we look forward to supporting her in growing this book of business."
Ms. Meek has over 20 years of varying experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Allied World, Ms. Meek was the Chief Business Officer for Delos Insurance Group where she focused exclusively on Programs business, developing a portfolio of programs which increased production over 200% in three years.
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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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