HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) board of directors has appointed
Bonnie L. Howard as an independent director. Ms. Howard will also serve
on the board’s Audit and Risk Oversight committees.
Assured Guaranty is the leading provider of financial guaranty insurance.
“We are very pleased to welcome Bonnie Howard to our board,” said
Assured Guaranty Chairman, Walter Scott. “With her distinguished
background in finance and enterprise risk management, she will make
strong contributions to our corporate governance and our credit and risk
Ms. Howard has more than 30 years of experience in auditing and risk
management. She was Chief Auditor and Global Head of Control and
Emerging Risk at Citigroup, leading a team of over 1,500 professionals
covering $1.9 trillion of assets in over 100 countries, until her
retirement in 2011. She was previously Managing Director of Capital
Markets Audit at Fleet Boston Financial and a Managing Director at
JPMorgan in the roles of Global Head of Markets Operational Risk
Management and Deputy Auditor. Ms. Howard is a certified public
accountant in the United States and has over a decade of experience with
KPMG and Ernst and Young. She is a graduate of the University of
Ms. Howard currently serves on the board of directors of the YWCA of New
York City, where she is a member of the Executive Committee and
co-chairs the Finance and Investment Committees.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a publicly-traded (NYSE: AGO) Bermuda-based
holding company. Its operating subsidiaries provide credit enhancement
products to the U.S. and international public finance, infrastructure
and structured finance markets. More information on Assured Guaranty
Ltd. and its subsidiaries can be found at www.assuredguaranty.com.
Assured Guaranty Ltd.Robert Tucker, 212-339-0861Managing
Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communicationsrtucker@assuredguaranty.comorAshweeta
Durani, 212-408-6042Vice President, Corporate Communicationsadurani@assuredguaranty.comorRoss
Aron, 212-261-5509Vice President, Investor Relationsraron@assuredguaranty.com
Source: Assured Guaranty Ltd.