People: Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd (AWH)

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20 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Scott Carmilani

49 2008 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Bart Friedman

69 2008 Lead Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Thomas Bradley

56 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Bender

49 2012 President of Allied World Reinsurance Management Company

Frank D'Orazio

45 2009 President - Bermuda and International Insurance of Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd

Louis Iglesias

50 2014 President, Allied World North America

Julian James

50 2013 President of Allied World Assurance Company (Europe) Limited

John McElroy

49 2012 Chief Operating Officer

John Gauthier

52 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer; President of Allied World Financial Services, Inc. and Allied World Financial Services, Ltd

Wesley Dupont

45 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Marshall Grossack

54 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary

Kent Ziegler

51 2013 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

Barbara Alexander

65 2009 Independent Director

Patrick de Saint-Aignan

65 2008 Independent Director

James Duffy

70 2006 Independent Director

Scott Hunter

62 2006 Independent Director

Eric Schwartz

51 2013 Independent Director

Samuel Weinhoff

63 2006 Independent Director

Sarah Doran

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Biographies

Name Description

Scott Carmilani

Mr. Scott A. Carmilani is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd. He became a director in September 2003 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in January 2008. Mr. Carmilani was, prior to joining the Company as Executive Vice President in February 2002, the President of the Mergers & Acquisition Insurance Division of subsidiaries of American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”) and responsible for the management, marketing and underwriting of transactional insurance products for clients engaged in mergers, acquisitions or divestitures. Mr. Carmilani was previously the Regional Vice-President overseeing the New York general insurance operations of AIG. Before that he was the Divisional President of the Middle Market Division of National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., which underwrites directors and officers liability, employment practice liability and fidelity insurance for middle-market-sized companies.

Bart Friedman

Mr. Bart Friedman is Lead Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG. Mr. Friedman has been a partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, a New York law firm, since 1980. Mr. Friedman specializes in corporate governance, special committees and director representation. Mr. Friedman worked early in his career at the SEC. Mr. Friedman is currently a member of the board of directors of Sanford Bernstein Mutual Funds, where he is a member of the Audit Committee and chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee. He is also the chairman of the Public Responsibility and Ethics Committee of The Brookings Institution and is a member of the board of directors of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, where he is chairman of the Audit Committee.

Thomas Bradley

Mr. Thomas A. Bradley is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Bradley had served as the Chief Financial Officer of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, international law firm, since August 2011. From April 2009 to April 2011, Mr. Bradley served in financial positions at the Fair Isaac Corporation, a business services company, including as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From April 2004 to February 2009, Mr. Bradley served in various financial and operational positions at Zurich Financial North America, a financial services company, including as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he held a host of senior financial and operational positions at USF&G Corporation/St Paul Companies.

John Bender

Mr. John R. Bender is President of Allied World Reinsurance Management Company, a subsidiary of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd. From August 2009 to February 2012, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Allied World Reinsurance Company, a subsidiary of the Company. He in November 2007 as the Chief Operating Officer of Allied World Reinsurance Company. From November 2007 through November 2011, Mr. Bender was responsible for establishing and expanding the Company’s U.S. reinsurance platform and for overseeing its day-to-day operations. Since December 2011, Mr. Bender has assumed responsibility for providing strategic leadership and executing business strategies for the Company’s global reinsurance operations. Prior to that, Mr. Bender held several senior management positions at Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd., including Chief Underwriting Officer, Casualty from November 2005 to October 2007 and Senior Vice President, Commercial Liability Products from October 2002 to November 2005. From 1989 to October 2002, he held claims and underwriting positions with St. Paul Reinsurance Management Company.

Frank D'Orazio

Mr. Frank N. D'Orazio is President - Bermuda and International Insurance of Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd, a subsidiary of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd. He is responsible for providing strategic leadership and executing business strategies for the Bermuda, Europe and Asia insurance platforms. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Underwriting Officer of Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd since September 2008. From March 2005 to September 2008, Mr. D’Orazio was the company’s Senior Vice President — General Casualty where he was responsible for managing the company’s general casualty and healthcare operations in Bermuda, Europe and the United States. Mr. D’Orazio joined the company in June 2003 as Vice President — General Casualty. Prior to joining the company, Mr. D’Orazio worked for the retail insurance market arm of American Re-Insurance from August 1994 to May 2003, where he held a succession of underwriting and management positions. Mr. D’Orazio held various underwriting positions in the excess casualty division of Chubb from June 1990 to July 1994.

Louis Iglesias

Mr. Louis Iglesias has been appointed as President, Allied World North America of the Company, effective January 31, 2014. Mr. Iglesias has almost 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Allied World, Mr. Iglesias spent 18 years at American International Group (AIG) in varying management positions, including: CEO for Commercial Casualty, President for the Risk Management Group, President for AIG Environmental and President of AIG Construction. Prior to AIG, Mr. Iglesias worked at Travelers and Reliance insurance companies. He holds a degree in Business Management from the State University of New York at Fredonia and holds both CPCU and ARM designations.

Julian James

Mr. Julian James is President of Allied World Assurance Company (Europe) Limited, a subsidiary of Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG., since March 2013. He is responsible for providing strategic leadership and executing business strategies for the company’s European insurance platform. From September 2007 to January 2013, Mr. James served as the Chief Executive Officer at Lockton International. From 1997 to April 2007, Mr. James held senior management positions at Lloyd’s, most recently as Director, Worldwide Markets, where he was responsible for all Lloyd’s commercial activities outside of the United Kingdom, including the management of its trading licenses as well as oversight of its global branding and communications. Before joining Lloyd’s, Mr. James was the Development Director of brokers Sedgwick Energy and Marine Limited and a member of the division’s Executive Management Committee. Prior to that, he spent five years working in senior positions with Sedgwick in North America.

John McElroy

Mr. John Justin McElroy is Chief Operating Officer of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG. this role, he oversees the Company’s operations and administration, information technology, ceded reinsurance and project management on a global basis. From May 2008 through February 2012, Mr. McElroy served as President, Professional Lines, of Allied World Assurance Company (U.S.) Inc. and Allied World National Assurance Company and oversaw the underwriting of all directors and officers liability, errors and omissions liability and medical malpractice liability insurance products by the Company’s U.S. insurance operations. From June 2004, when he that, through April 2008, Mr. McElroy served as the Senior Vice President, Field Operations Officer, during which time he was responsible for expanding the Company’s U.S. insurance operations, developing its network of U.S. offices and increasing brand and product visibility. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McElroy worked with Gulf Insurance Group for 12 years where he held various underwriting and other senior management positions.

John Gauthier

Mr. John J. Gauthier, CFA, is Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG., President of Allied World Financial Services, Inc. and Allied World Financial Services, Ltd., a subsidiary of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG. Since March 2010, he has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of AWAC Services Company, a subsidiary of the Company. From October 2008 through February 2010, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of AWAC Services Company. Previous to joining the company, Mr. Gauthier was Global Head of Insurance Fixed Income Portfolio Management at Goldman Sachs Asset Management from February 2005 to September 2008. Prior to that position, from 1997 to January 2005 he was Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Conning Asset Management where he oversaw investment strategy for all property and casualty insurance company clients. Mr. Gauthier also served as Vice President at General Reinsurance/New England Asset Management, as well as a Portfolio Manager at General Reinsurance.

Wesley Dupont

Mr. Wesley D. Dupont is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG. In November 2003, Mr. Dupont began working for American International Company Limited, a subsidiary of AIG, and began providing legal services to the pursuant to a former administrative services contract with American International Company Limited. Through that contract, Mr. Dupont served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from April 2004 until November 30, 2005. As of December 1, 2005, Mr. Dupont became an employee of the Company. Prior to joining American International Company Limited, Mr. Dupont worked as an attorney at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, international law firm, where he specialized in general corporate and securities law. From April 2000 to July 2002, Mr. Dupont was a Managing Director and the General Counsel for Fano Securities, LLC, a specialized securities brokerage firm. Prior to that, Mr. Dupont worked as an attorney at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, another international law firm, where he also specialized in general corporate and securities law.

Marshall Grossack

Mr. Marshall J. Grossack is Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG. He served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Actuary from July 2004 to September 2009. From June 2002 until July 2004, Mr. Grossack was a Vice President and Actuary for American International Company Limited, a subsidiary of AIG, and provided services to the pursuant to a former administrative services contract with American International Company Limited. From June 1999 until June 2002, Mr. Grossack worked as the Southwest Region Regional Actuary for subsidiaries of AIG in Dallas, Texas.

Kent Ziegler

Mr. Kent W. Ziegler is Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ziegler, served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Retail Real Estate Division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a position he held since 2010. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Ziegler served in JPMorgan Chase’s Business Banking Division, most recently as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1989 to 2004, Mr. Ziegler served in various financial and operational positions at Gulf Insurance Group, including as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. He began his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young.

Barbara Alexander

Ms. Barbara T. Alexander is Independent Director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG. Ms. Alexander has been an independent consultant since January 2004. Prior to that, she was a Senior Advisor to UBS Warburg LLC and predecessor firms from October 1999 to January 2004, and Managing Director of the North American Construction and Furnishings Group in the Corporate Finance Department of UBS from 1992 to October 1999. From 1987 to 1992, Ms. Alexander was a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance Department of Salomon Brothers Inc. From 1972 to 1987, she held various positions at Salomon Brothers, Smith Barney, Investors Diversified Services, and Wachovia Bank and Trust Company. Ms. Alexander is currently a member of the Board of Directors of QUALCOMM Incorporated, where she is a member of both the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee; KB Home, where she is a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee; and Choice Hotels International, Inc., where she is a member of the Audit Committee and Chairperson of the Diversity Committee. Ms. Alexander previously served on the board of directors of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) from November 2004 to March 2010, Centex Corporation from July 1999 to August 2009, Burlington Resources Inc. from January 2004 to March 2006 and Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. from February 2002 to April 2007. Ms. Alexander was selected as one of seven Outstanding Directors in Corporate America in 2003 by Board Alert magazine and was one of five Director of the Year honorees in 2008 by the Forum for Corporate Directors. She has also served on the board of directors of HomeAid America, Habitat for Humanity International and Covenant House.

Patrick de Saint-Aignan

Mr. Patrick de Saint-Aignan is Independent Director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd. Mr. de Saint-Aignan held multiple positions at Morgan Stanley internationally from 1974 to 2007, where he was a Managing Director and, most recently, an Advisory Director. He held responsibilities in corporate finance and capital markets and headed successively Morgan Stanley’s global fixed income derivatives and debt capital markets activities, its office in Paris, France, and the firm-wide risk management function. He was also a Founder, Director and Chairman of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (1985-1992), Censeur on the Supervisory Board of IXIS Corporate and Investment Bank (2005-2007); a member of the board of directors of Bank of China Limited (2006-2008), where he was Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Policy Committee and the Personnel and Remuneration Committee; and a member of the board of directors and non-executive Chairman of the European Kyoto Fund (2010 – 2011).

James Duffy

Mr. James F. Duffy is Independent Director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG. Mr. Duffy retired in 2002 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The St. Paul Reinsurance Group, where he originally served from 1993 until 2000 as President and Chief Operating Officer of global reinsurance operations. Prior to this, Mr. Duffy served as an executive vice president of The St. Paul Companies from 1984 to 1993, and as President and Chief Operating Officer of St. Paul Surplus Lines Insurance Company from 1980 until 1984. Mr. Duffy had 15 years prior experience in insurance underwriting with Employers Surplus Lines Insurance Company, First State Insurance Company and New England Re.

Scott Hunter

Mr. Scott Hunter is Independent Director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd. Mr. Hunter has served as an independent consultant to Bermuda’s financial services industry since 2002. From 1986 until 2002, Mr. Hunter was a partner at Arthur Andersen Bermuda, whose clients included numerous insurance and reinsurance companies.

Eric Schwartz

Mr. Eric S. Schwartz is a Independent Director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG. Mr. Schwartz is the founder and has been Chief Executive Officer of 76 West Holdings, a private investment company, since June 2008. In support of the activities of 76 West, he has served as Chairman of Jefferson National Financial Corp., an insurance company focused on the variable annuity market, since January 2012; as Chairman of Gold Bullion International LLC, a precious metals dealer, since January 2012; as a director of Indostar Capital Finance, a finance company based in India, since April 2011; and as a director of Binary Event Network, an electronic prediction marketplace, since May 2011. He also served as Chairman-elect of Nikko Asset Management from June 2008 until its sale in June 2009; and as a director of Prosper Marketplace, an internet-based consumer lending company, from March 2012 until January 2013. Mr. Schwartz is a former Co-CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He joined The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) in 1984 and served in various leadership positions at the firm during his tenure at Goldman Sachs. In 1994, he became a partner in the Equity Capital Markets unit of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division and later served as Co-Head of both its Global Equities and Investment Management Divisions. He joined Goldman Sachs’ Management Committee in 2001 and was named Co-Head of its Partnership Committee in 2005. In June 2007, he retired from Goldman Sachs.

Samuel Weinhoff

Mr. Samuel J. Weinhoff is Independent Director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd. Mr. Weinhoff has served as a consultant to the insurance industry since 2000. Prior to this, Mr. Weinhoff was head of the Financial Institutions Group for Schroder & Co. from 1997 until 2000. He was also a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, where he worked from 1985 to 1997. Mr. Weinhoff had ten years prior experience at the Home Insurance Company and the Reliance Insurance Company in a variety of positions, including excess casualty reinsurance treaty underwriter, investment department analyst, and head of corporate planning and reporting. Mr. Weinhoff is currently a member of the board of directors of Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation where he is a member of the Executive Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Weinhoff served on the board of directors of Inter-Atlantic Financial, Inc. from July 2007 to October 2009.

Sarah Doran

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