PEMBROKE, Bermuda, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darwin National Assurance Company, a member company of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH), today announced that Kim Lloyd, Vice President, Healthcare Management Liability Product Manager, will be participating in a panel at the American Hospital Association (AHA) Solutions Roundtable in Chicago on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. The roundtable is titled "Market, Claims and Healthcare Risk Management Update - Measuring Your Readiness."
The panel, entitled "Market Dog Millionaire - Do you Need a Lifeline?" will analyze recent property and casualty data, review key market pressures, and will discuss future market highlights to better prepare healthcare organization leadership with trend and pricing fluctuations.
Ms. Lloyd is responsible for product development and best practices
associated with Darwin's healthcare management liability lines. Ms. Lloyd has
12 years of healthcare underwriting experience, including D&O, managed care
E&O, EPLI, fiduciary, crime and kidnap and ransom. Prior to her most recent
position, she worked as Lead Underwriter and Midwest Zone Manager for the
healthcare division of Darwin. Her previous experience includes underwriting
positions in the healthcare division of Chubb Specialty Insurance (formerly
Executive Risk). Ms. Lloyd's underwriting experience is strengthened by her
previous work within the industry in the recreational and occupational therapy
field. She received her B.A. degree from the
AHA Solutions is a part of the American Hospital Association, the leading advocate for the nation's hospitals. With over 30 years of working knowledge, understanding, and experience in solving hospital issues, the mission of AHA Solutions is to be the trusted resource for education, information and products and services that foster operational excellence in hospitals.
For more information on AHA solutions, visit http://www.aha-solutions.org/aha-solutions_app/index.jsp.
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 http://www.darwinpro.com and http://www.awac.com.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Any forward-looking statements made in this press release reflect our current views with respect to future events and financial performance and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements. For example, our forward-looking statements could be affected by the ability to recognize the benefits of the Darwin acquisition; pricing and policy term trends; increased competition; the impact of acts of terrorism and acts of war; greater frequency or severity of unpredictable catastrophic events; investigations of market practices and related settlement terms; negative rating agency actions; the adequacy of our loss reserves; the company or its subsidiaries becoming subject to significant income taxes in the United States or elsewhere; changes in regulations or tax laws; changes in the availability, cost or quality of reinsurance or retrocessional coverage; adverse general economic conditions including those related to the ongoing financial crisis; and judicial, legislative, political and other governmental developments, as well as management's response to these factors, and other factors identified in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. We are under no obligation (and expressly disclaim any such obligation) to update or revise any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
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