Allied World Appoints Evans Non-Executive Chairman of Lloyd’s Managing Agency

April 15, 2015

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Jonathan Evans will join the board of directors and become the Non-Executive Chairman of Allied World Managing Agency Limited, its Lloyd’s managing agency, subject to U.K. regulatory approval.

From May 2010 to March 2015, Evans served as the U.K. Member of Parliament for Cardiff North. He was first elected to Parliament in 1992, and has served for two decades in the House of Commons and in the European Parliament in Brussels.

He has also served as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance and Financial Services and Co-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Building Societies and Financial Mutuals. Evans is a lawyer who specialized in corporate and regulatory insurance law.

Allied World Global Markets President Julian James welcomed Evans to Allied World; noting that the “launch of our own managing agency last year was a major milestone for us, and we view our presence at Lloyd’s as a crucial part of our growth, especially in Europe and emerging territories.” He also said Evans’ “knowledge and understanding across a broad range of financial services, and particularly insurance, as well as his extensive experience in Europe and with the U.K. national government, will be valuable as we take the business forward in the coming years.”

Source: Allied World Assurance

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