HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE:RE) announces Christopher Curtin has joined Everest Insurance as Head of Excess & Surplus (E&S) Property. Chris joins Everest as Vice President and National E&S leader, based in the Everest Insurance Boston office. Chris will be responsible for managing all facets of this business unit within Everest’s Property operation, including direct oversight of the Everest underwriting teams dedicated to the E&S market segment.
Chris was most recently with Lexington Insurance Company, a unit of AIG, where he served as the National Branch Property Executive and US-Canada Multinational Property Leader. In this role Chris was responsible for driving strategy and underwriting performance of the Lexington wholesale business for the U.S. region. Prior to joining AIG, Chris worked as a property broker at Integro USA and Aon Risk Services.
In his new role, Chris will report directly to Erik Nikodem, Head of Property at Everest Insurance. Commenting on this addition, Erik said, “We are excited to have Chris join the Everest team. Chris’s broad industry and leadership experience, deep relationships, and underwriting expertise will be an asset to our organization, and our trading partners, as we continue to both maintain and build our presence in this important segment. Chris will be joined by additional key strategic hires that together as a team will continue to build on our strategic and dynamic vision for Everest Insurance.”
Everest Re Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda holding company that operates through the following subsidiaries: Everest Reinsurance Company provides reinsurance to property and casualty insurers in both the U.S. and international markets. Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd., including through its branch in the United Kingdom, provides reinsurance and insurance to worldwide property and casualty markets and reinsurance to life insurers. Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), Limited provides reinsurance to non-life insurers in Europe. Everest National Insurance Company and Everest Security Insurance Company provide property and casualty insurance to policyholders in the U.S. Everest Indemnity Insurance Company offers excess and surplus lines insurance in the U.S. Everest Insurance Company of Canada provides property and casualty insurance to policyholders in Canada. The Company also operates within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 2786. In addition, through Mt. Logan Re, Ltd., the Company manages segregated accounts, capitalized by the Company and third party investors that provide reinsurance for property catastrophe risks. Additional information on Everest Re Group companies can be found at the Group’s web site at www.everestregroup.com.