NEW YORK, New York – March 12, 2018 –Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE: RE) announced today that Sonya Barge has joined the Everest Insurance®central region Marketing and Distribution team based in the company’s Houston office. In this role, Sonya will be responsible for strengthening client and trading partner relationships in the central region, particularly with Texas-based insureds and insurance intermediaries.
Sonya, a graduate of Missouri Baptist University, most recently served as an underwriting manager at Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Company in St. Louis, where she was responsible for the St. Louis office. Prior to her role at Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Company, Sonya worked for Texas Mutual Insurance Company, in Houston, as a senior manager of underwriting for the Houston Regional Office. Earlier in her career Sonya held various underwriting and leadership roles at Travelers, Chubb, Atlantic Mutual, and Kemper.
Commenting on the addition, Michael Newell, Head of Marketing and Distribution for the central region at Everest Insurance® stated, “Sonya is a terrific addition to the Everest Insurance® team. Her relationships and reputation are outstanding, and well deserved. Sonya will lead the charge to represent the deep product sets and diverse Everest solutions to brokers and insureds in Texas and the Southwest. Sonya’s experience in casualty, energy, multinational and workers’ comp is a tremendous resource for the team.”
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.