Allied World introduces new chief operating officer

Senior executive will oversee the company's operational functions

Allied World introduces new chief operating officer

Insurance News

By Duffie Osental

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings, has appointed Wes Dupont as chief operating officer (COO) of Allied World Group.

In his new role, Dupont will have oversight of the day-to-day administrative and operational functions across the company, providing a platform for him to influence Allied World on a broader basis.

Additionally, Dupont will continue to oversee the company’s legal, compliance, claims, human resources, internal audit and procurement functions on a global basis and will remain a member of the executive board.

Dupont has been a part of Allied World for 17 years, playing “a significant role in driving the company strategy forward,” the firm said in a statement. 

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions, operating under the Allied World brand.

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