Allied World Appoints Holly Meidl As Senior VP

June 7, 2016

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Susan Chmieleski, President of Allied World North American Healthcare, will retire effective June 30, 2016, and Holly Meidl has been appointed to Senior Vice President, North American Healthcare, effective immediately.

Mrs. Chmieleski joined Allied World in 2008 as part of the company’s acquisition of Darwin Professional Underwriters, and has since held a succession of senior management positions, including serving as President, US Professional Liability; Branch Manager of Allied World’s Farmington operations; and head of Allied World Risk Management for Healthcare and Professional Lines.

Lou Iglesias, President, North American Insurance at Allied World, said, “Sue has played a pivotal role in building and developing our healthcare platform to where it is today. Her extensive experience in healthcare, loss control and risk management has been invaluable and we thank her for her commitment and contributions.”

Mr. Iglesias continued, “I am also pleased to announce the appointment of Holly Meidl as Senior Vice President, North American Healthcare. Holly has over 30 years of experience within the insurance industry and will be responsible for our North American healthcare platform succeeding Sue.

“She joins Allied World from Marsh USA, where she most recently served as Managing Director and US National Practice Leader for healthcare since 2007.

“She held a succession of healthcare-related management positions with Marsh since 2003, and prior to that, held various roles with Sedgwick James, Fred S. James & Co. and J.H. Minets & Co.

“Holly will be based in Bermuda, pending Bermuda immigration approvals, and we look forward to her joining our team.”

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