7 June 2016News

Allied World healthcare appoints SVP as president retires

Allied World has said that Susan Chmieleski, president of Allied World North American Healthcare, will retire from her role, effective June 30, 2016.

Holly Meidl has been appointed as senior vice president, North American Healthcare, effective immediately. She will be based in Bermuda.

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.

Meidl 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 JH Minets & Co.

Lou Iglesias, president, North American Insurance at Allied World, commented: “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.”

“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.”