SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||February 27, 2015|
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|Gubelstrasse 24, Park Tower, 15th Floor, Zug, Switzerland||6300|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||+41-41-768-1080|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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|Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On February 27, 2015, Mr. Scott Hunter, a member of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (the Company), notified the Board in writing of his intent to retire as a member of the Board effective as of April 30, 2015 and not stand for re-election at the Companys 2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting, which is scheduled to occur on the same date. Mr. Hunters resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Company. The Company appreciates Mr. Hunters many contributions and dedicated service to the Company over the past nine years.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release, dated March 2, 2015.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG|
|March 2, 2015||By:||
/s/ Wesley D. Dupont
|Name: Wesley D. Dupont|
|Title: Executive Vice President & General Counsel|
|Press release, dated March 2, 2015.|