Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced the opening of a branch office in Toronto, Ontario to further expand its North American insurance operations. Allied World appointed Gord Kerr as Senior Vice President, Chief Agent & Branch Manager for the region.
President and CEO Scott Carmilani commented: “Opening an office in Canada has been a strategic objective of Allied World for some time. With 12 branch offices working towards full capacity throughout North America, we have greater proximity to all of our customers and trading partners and we are well positioned for further expansion.”
Kerr will be responsible for the production and profitability of the region as well as managing distribution channels, broker and regulatory relationships. He has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, specifically in Canada. Prior to joining Allied World, he spent four years as the CEO and Chief Agent for Arch Insurance Company’s Canadian operations. Before joining Arch, Kerr spent 28 years with AIG in Canada, holding various management positions, including Chief Operating Officer for AIG in Canada.
Source: Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG