14 August 2014News

Allied World launches P&C offering for Canada

Allied World has launched its property line for energy risks in the Canadian market, following the launch of its initial property & excess casualty offering for Canada in May.

The new team will provide capacity for a wide range of industry classes in the energy space and will be led by vice president Dan Fitzpatrick. Jim MacKenzie has also been appointed vice president and will assist with the build-out of this line of business.

Prior to joining Allied World, Fitzpatrick was most recently regional vice president for energy and technical risk at Arch Canada, and is a seasoned underwriter with almost 30 years of experience in the industry. MacKenzie also joins Allied World from Arch Canada where he was a vice president for energy and technical risk. He has almost 40 years of varying experience in the industry on both the carrier and broker sides.

Gord Kerr, senior vice president, chief agent & Canada branch manager comments: “We are building a world-class P&C offering in the Canadian market. This latest launch is yet another example of our commitment to provide the most comprehensive coverage for our insureds. Dan and Jim are well known players in the space and I look forward to working with them personally on the build-out of this line.”