Allied World Asia Announces Susan Chmieleski and Peter Ford to Speak at Hospital Management Asia 2010 Conference

By Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd, PRNE
Tuesday, August 10, 2010

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, August 11, 2010 - Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH) announced today
that Susan Chmieleski, Senior Vice President, Healthcare and Risk Management
for Allied World U.S. and Peter Ford, Vice President and Head of Healthcare
Liability for the Asia Pacific region, will be speaking at the Hospital
Management Asia 2010 conference. The event takes place in Seoul, Korea from
August 19-21. Ms. Chmieleski's speaking topic is "Organizing for Safety: How
to Establish a Risk Management Department." Mr. Ford will speak on "The
Tangible Benefits of Risk Management in Patient Safety: Why it's Cost
Effective and How it Leads to Better Service."

As Senior Vice President for Healthcare and Risk Management, Ms.
Chmieleski is responsible for the development of products for
healthcare-related business and risk management / loss control services for
all Allied World U.S. products. She oversees an in-house team that provides
consulting and client services to policyholders, helping them assess and
manage their organizational risk. Ms. Chmieleski has authored numerous
published risk management articles and brochures and is a frequent presenter
at industry conferences. Ms. Chmieleski obtained her Bachelor of Science
degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Hartford. She earned her
Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law,
where she was editor-in-chief of the Connecticut Law Journal. Ms. Chmieleski
holds Connecticut Law and Nursing Licenses and is an Advanced Practice
Registered Nurse. She is a current ASHRM board member.

Mr. Ford is based in Hong Kong and leads the Healthcare Liability team.
He is responsible for growing the book of business regionally and for the
development of healthcare products and services. Prior to joining Allied
World, Mr. Ford held various management positions for AIG in New York, Hong
and Singapore. He graduated with a Master's Degree from the University
of Chicago
and a Bachelor's Degree from Villanova University.

About Allied World Assurance Company

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries,
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and reinsurance solutions, offering superior client service through a global
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subsidiaries are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, and our Lloyd's
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