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Exhibit 32.1
 
CERTIFICATION
 
 
Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (subsections (a) and (b) of Section 1350, chapter 63 of title 18, United States Code), the undersigned officer of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (the “Company”), hereby certifies, to such officer’s knowledge, that:
 
The Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
 
Dated: February 27, 2009  /s/  Scott A. Carmilani                                                       
Name:     Scott A. Carmilani
Title:       President and Chief Executive Officer
 
 
The foregoing certification is being furnished solely pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (subsections (a) and (b) of Section 1350, chapter 63 of title 18, United States Code) and is not being filed as part of the Report.