WARREN, NEW JERSEY – April 21, 2021 – Everest Insurance® has announced four leadership changes for its Financial and Professional Liability business segment to best meet the evolving needs of its customers.
John Humphreys has been named Head of Financial Institutions, responsible for leading and growing the financial and professional liability portfolio for all types of financial institutions. John succeeds Charlie Higham, who was promoted to Head of Financial and Professional Liability in January.
Matt Gallagher has been named Head of Executive Solutions, assuming responsibility and oversight of the Public Company D&O portfolio. In this capacity he will oversee a team of underwriters focused on delivering insurance solutions for public companies. Matt succeeds Alan Lutz, who was recently named National Head of Strategic Relations for Everest Specialty Underwriters.
Ayesha West has been named Head of Cyber Liability and will have responsibility and oversight of the Cyber portfolio. In this capacity, she will be responsible for leading the growth and management of cyber liability coverage and solutions across industries.
Tim Barry has been named Head of Asset Management, reporting to John Humphreys. In this newly created role, Tim will be tasked with driving specialization and innovation to provide unique insurance solutions to Financial Institutions customers, including investment advisers and mutual fund families.
“We remain committed to providing financial and professional liability insurance solutions backed by superior service. These changes in leadership are a testament to our deep bench of exceptional talent and the focus on aligning top talent to maximize current and future market opportunity,” said Charlie Higham.
About Everest Re Group, Ltd.
Everest Re Group, Ltd. (“Everest”) is a leading global provider of reinsurance and insurance, operating for close to 50 years through subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Singapore, Canada, Bermuda and other territories.
Everest offers property, casualty, and specialty products through its various operating affiliates located in key markets around the world.
Everest common stock (NYSE:RE) is a component of the S&P 500 index.
Additional information about Everest, our people, and our products can be found on our website at www.everestre.com. All issuing companies may not do business in all jurisdictions.