Allied World News

Allied World CEO Carmilani Moves to New Role at Fairfax; Iglesias Named His Successor

Scott Carmilani, the founder and CEO of Allied World, has moved to a new role Fairfax Insurance Group, which aims to promote organic growth and collaboration initiatives across the company’s global insurance and reinsurance operations. Carmilani is being succeeded as …

Keep It Simple, Grow Trust for Future Success, Say UK Insurance Executives

The insurance industry is facing a complicated cocktail of massive political and economic uncertainty, climate risks, huge shifts in technology and increasing regulatory burdens. These are just some of the industry challenges cited by Jon Dye, chief executive of Allianz …

High Net Worth Insurer Vault Expands Into 3 States in Northeast

Vault, an insurer focused on the needs of the high net worth market, has received approvals to underwrite in Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. This adds to their existing operations in Florida and South Carolina and non-admitted coverage offerings in …

High-Net Worth Insurer Vault Enters South Carolina

Vault, an insurer focused on the high net-worth personal insurance market, has officially opened for business in South Carolina. Vault offers insurance coverage and services for high-value homes, art, jewelry, cyber and personal excess liability coverage. Vault’s business model, built …

Cyber Business Interruption Remains Area of Uncertainty for Insurance

Although the insurance industry may have had plenty of time to wrap its mind around managing physical property threats, what about the newly growing area of non-physical threats? Panelists at the 2018 PLUS Cyber Symposium, held in May in Chicago, …

Ex-AIG Execs Kick-Off New High Net Worth Insurer Vault in Florida

It was a no-brainer for former thought-leaders from AIG to set up shop for their new high net worth insurer in the Sunshine State, a state known for beautiful beaches, a growing economy and lots of wealthy individuals. A pull …

Allied World Launches Professional Liability Policy for Healthcare Consultants

Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings has launched a professional liability policy, offering coverage specifically designed to address the risks of health care consultants and companies that provide consulting services to healthcare facilities. This comprehensive protection includes contingent bodily injury coverage …

Allied World Appoints MacLeod as Australia Country Manager

Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings announced that Iain MacLeod has been appointed senior vice president, Country Manager, Australia. He will report to Michael Garrison, president, Asia Pacific. “Australia is a key market in the region, and Iain’s appointment will help …

Insurance Underwriters See Risks, Opportunities in Speeding Up Infrastructure Projects

“We’re going to cut a lot of red tape,” President Trump said at a CEO town hall meeting as he unrolled a long, colorful flow chart showing the process required for a state government to obtain the federal permits necessary …

Allied World Europe Launches UK Commercial Division

Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG has announced the launch of its UK Commercial Division. “Our clients tell us they need simple, affordable and flexible insurance solutions and our UK Commercial Division delivers just that — one application for a …