Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Allied World U.S. Expands Distribution into Southeast Region; Opens Atlanta Office

PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE:AWH) today announced the opening of a new Allied World U.S. office in Atlanta, Georgia. The office, located at 3424 Peachtree Rd., N.E., was opened to expand distribution within the Southeast region of the United States as part of Allied World's strategy to show commitment to its trading partners.

The Atlanta office will serve as a distribution point for Allied World Brokerage, a recently launched division of Allied World U.S. that primarily trades with retail broking channels. Johnathan Brutlag, Vice President of Allied World Brokerage, will oversee Healthcare products and serve as Branch Manager; Cathy Jakubowicz, Vice President, will oversee General Casualty products; and Tom Meyer, Vice President, will oversee Management Liability products with help from Christine Cordo, Senior Underwriter.

Scott Carmilani, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allied World, commented, "Atlanta is an important strategic location, and our Allied World office is well-positioned to meet market demand in the Southeast. I look forward to the opportunities this office will present our company and our clients and brokers."

John McElroy, President of Allied World Brokerage, added, "Setting up our Atlanta office is a major step in establishing our new Brokerage division. The office will offer a wide range of insurance products for middle to upper middle market buyers."

To contact the Atlanta office, email johnathan.brutlag@awac.com.

Allied World has its corporate headquarters in Bermuda and offices located in Boston, Chicago, Dublin, London, New York and San Francisco.

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