Executive level promotions are part of expansion plans
Allied World Assurance Company has named several executive level promotions. The company has realigned several strategic positions in order to handle clients and infrastructure needs amidst its continued expansion in US, Europe and Asia.
David Bell has been appointed as chief operating officer of Allied World Assurance Company. He will handle the company’s global operating activities, directing the implementation of the organisation’s strategic processes, procedures, controls and projects, including operations, claims, facilities and administration.
John Bender has been named president of Allied World Reinsurance Company, the company’s US reinsurance subsidiary. He will continue to run the management of Allied World Reinsurance Company and is responsible for building and managing Allied World’s US reinsurance operations.
Bobby Bowden, executive vice president, US Business Development and Marketing, will assume additional management responsibility for company’s US branch network. He will continue to oversee business development and marketing within the US and supervise all US branch offices.
Joan Dillard has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Allied World Assurance Company. He will continue to head the company’s Finance Department globally and be responsible for overseeing Allied World’s and its subsidiaries’ investment portfolios.
Wesley Dupont has been promoted to executive vice president, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Allied World Assurance Company. He will continue to head the company’s Legal and Compliance Department globally and manage legal, compliance, corporate secretarial and governmental affairs.
Frank D’Orazio has been named president, Bermuda and International Insurance, of Allied World Assurance Company. He will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and executing business strategies for the Bermuda and European insurance platforms.
Marshall Grossack has been named executive vice president, chief actuary of Allied World Assurance Company where he will oversee all corporate reserving and global pricing actuarial functions.
Thomas McKevitt has been named executive vice president, Bermuda Reinsurance and will continue to oversee the underwriting of the property pro-rata and per-risk reinsurance portfolios.
Jack Sennott has been named executive vice president and chief corporate strategy officer of Allied World Assurance Company. He will be responsible for strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and rating agency relationships.
Barry Zurbuchen has been named senior vice president, Modeling and Corporate Pricing of Allied World Assurance Company, where he will continue to be responsible for reinsurance, insurance and enterprise risk modeling activities and will be a central resource for all pricing models.