OREANDA-NEWS. August 11, 2016. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE: AWH) announced today that Allied World Asia-Pacific has appointed Ramesh Sivanathan as Vice President, fulfilling the role of country manager in Malaysia. He will be based in Kuala Lumpur.

Michael Garrison, Senior Vice President, Head of Insurance, Asia-Pacific, said: “Malaysia is a market with tremendous potential, and Ramesh’s arrival will allow us to put into action our growth plans for the country. We will be building out a strong presence on the ground, and will actively look to diversify our offering.”

Mr. Sivanathan has nearly three decades of experience in the industry, starting his career in loss adjusting, before moving into broking and underwriting in Financial Lines. He previously held the role of Director of Business Development for Federal Insurance’s Labuan branch, and his most recent position was Asia RI Manager for Financial Lines at AIG Singapore.

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Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World offers superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch.

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