PEMBROKE, Bermuda, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darwin National Assurance Company, a member company of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH), today announced that Becky Cox has been appointed Vice President, Business Development, Healthcare. In this role, Ms. Cox will be responsible for the continued development of healthcare products, distribution and market place relationships alongside Fred Bautista, Vice President, Business Development, Healthcare.
Gordon Knight, President of Allied World U.S., commented, "We are very pleased to have Ms. Cox join our healthcare team in the U.S. The wealth of industry knowledge and experience she brings will be a great asset to our company as we continue to position ourselves as innovators in medical malpractice solutions and related products and services, including risk transfer, loss mitigation, loss engineering, loss prevention and litigation consulting."
Prior to her position with Allied World, Ms. Cox was Vice President,
National Marketing Executive for Lexington Insurance Co., AIG Healthcare in
Charlotte, North Carolina from June 1998 to May 2009, responsible for the
marketing of all AIG Healthcare product lines. She also worked as Regional
Underwriting Manager for American Home Assurance Company from 1996 to 1998.
Prior to this, Ms. Cox worked as Vice President, Manager of the Special Risk
Division for Cameron M. Harris & Co. from 1987 to 1996, responsible for
production and management of a profit center comprised of medical and
non-medical clients. She began her career in 1982 at the St. Paul Companies as
a Medical Services Division Manager and later a Commercial Lines Manager. Ms.
Cox has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the
About Darwin and Allied World Assurance Company
Darwin, a Farmington, CT-based specialty insurance group focused on the professional liability insurance market, underwrites errors and omissions liability insurance, medical malpractice liability insurance and other specialty coverages. Darwin member companies (Darwin National Assurance and Darwin Select Insurance) are subsidiaries of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions, offering superior client service through offices in Bermuda, the United States, Europe and Hong Kong. Allied World's insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. For further information on Darwin and Allied World, please visit our websites at www.darwinpro.com and www.awac.com.
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