Allied World Appoints Fleischmann as New VP for Direct Underwriting

September 9, 2011

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Kurt Fleischmann has joined Allied World Europe as Vice President, General Casualty & Professional Lines. He will be based in Zug, Switzerland where Allied World launched a new direct insurance underwriting platform at the beginning of September.

Fleischmann will oversee the regional development of this portfolio, which includes primary and excess General Liability and Professional and Management Liability products such as Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers, Representations and Warranties.

After welcoming Fleischmann, Frank D’Orazio, President, Bermuda & International Insurance, noted that he “will be a great asset as we continue building our insurance operations internationally. Combined with the launch of our new Swiss operating company last week, we are in a great position to support further expansion in Europe.’

Fleischmann has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and has held various underwriting and management positions at Torus, ACE and Swiss Re.

Source: Allied World Assurance Company

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