NEW YORK, New York – October 18, 2018 – Everest Insurance® announced today that Christopher McKeon, current Vice President and Head of Commercial Casualty, will add leadership responsibility for Everest’s growing Risk Management business unit, which focuses on customized primary casualty solutions for large accounts. Risk Management and Commercial Casualty will continue to join with the Workers’ Compensation, Multinational, Energy and Transportation & Logistics units to make up Everest Insurance’s ® Risk Management Group.
Commenting on the change, David Sandler, President of the Risk Management Group, said, “Risk Management is a key focus for Everest. We have an experienced and respected underwriting team, backed by both a capable infrastructure and the financial strength of the Everest Group., By appointing Chris to lead this group, we further enhance those capabilities by adding a known commodity with outstanding leadership skills and an extensive network of brokerage and client relationships. Chris’ thoughtful and strategic approach, combined with his deep technical expertise and a focus on execution, has driven outstanding results in our Commercial Casualty unit and makes him extremely well suited to add leadership of our Risk Management business as well. While Risk Management and Commercial Casualty will remain distinct units, focusing respectively on the upper middle market and large account customer segments, there are a number of synergies that we believe we can take greater advantage of by combining the leadership of the two groups under Chris.”
Chris has over 25 years of industry experience. Before joining Everest in March 2017 to lead the Commercial Casualty unit, Chris held various primary casualty leadership roles at AIG, including most recently as Head of Primary Casualty for their Corporate Accounts group. Chris is a graduate of Tulane University and has an MBA from Fordham University. He is based out of Everest’s New York City office and reports to David Sandler.
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), dac. provides reinsurance to non-life insurers in Europe. Everest Insurance® refers to the primary insurance operations of Everest Re Group, Ltd., and its affiliated companies which offer property, casualty and specialty lines insurance on both an admitted and non-admitted basis in the U.S. and internationally. 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.everestre.com.