Allied World North America Expands Public D&O Underwriting Team; Appoints Marc Berner
June 28, 2016 at 16:00 PM EDT
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE:AWH) announced today the appointment of Marc Berner to the North American Public Directors & Officers (D&O) underwriting team, effective immediately. Mr. Berner will be based in New York in the role of Vice President, Public and Private Financial Institutions, D&O.
Christian Gravier, President, Allied World Professional Lines North America, commented, “Allied World’s Public D&O platform offers insurance solutions for the unique needs of publicly traded companies and their management teams. With the appointment of Mr. Berner, we now have an industry expert who will assist us in expanding our products and services for financial institutions.”
Thomas Kennedy, Senior Vice President, North America Public D&O Division, said, “We are happy to welcome Marc to the team. His extensive experience and specialized knowledge regarding financial institutions will be tremendous assets to all of our trading partners.”
Mr. Berner has almost 20 years of experience with management liability insurance, most recently as the Department Head, Financial Services Division at Hartford Financial Products, where he had national responsibility for all aspects of underwriting executive liability and fidelity lines for financial institutions and private equity firms. Prior to that, he spent eight years as Vice President, Financial Institutions Division, at Axis Insurance. Mr. Berner is a graduate of State University of New York in Binghamton, NY, and received his J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University in Albany, NY.
For more information on Allied World’s North American Public D&O product suite, please contact Thomas Kennedy at Thomas.Kennedy@awac.com or +1 (646) 794 0514.
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Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World offers superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch.
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