Allied World Europe Appoints Beerli, VP, Onshore Construction

November 12, 2014

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Allied World Europe has appointed Roman Beerli, Vice President, Onshore Construction. He will be responsible for underwriting onshore construction projects throughout Continental Europe and Latin America.

The bulletin noted that “Allied World Europe’s current book of onshore construction business focuses on the following:
Erection All Risks (‘EAR’)
Construction All Risks (‘CAR’)
Third Party Liability in conjunction with EAR/CAR cover
Advance Loss of Profit) in conjunction with EAR/CAR cover”

Alf Mueller, Senior Vice President, Onshore Construction, Allied World Europe commented: “As we see signs of recovery following the global financial crisis, major construction projects are commencing once again. In particular, there is tremendous opportunity in emerging markets where we believe we can make an impact.” He added that Beerli’s “technical expertise and his fluency in Spanish will be beneficial as we look to new opportunities predominantly in Europe and throughout Latin America.”

Julian James, President, Allied World Europe added: “As we continue building our specialty book of business worldwide, we are conscious of hiring talent from various backgrounds and with experience outside of the London market.”

He explained that Beerli would be “based in our Swiss office, is fluent in several languages and has spent his career focused on construction and engineering. He is a strong addition to our growing global team.”

Source: Allied World Assurance Company Holdings

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