NEW YORK, New York – June 12, 2018 – Everest Re Group, Ltd announced today the addition of Eric Koppang to the Everest Insurance® Specialty Casualty team within the E & S Casualty unit.
Eric joins Everest as Vice President and Head of E & S Casualty, based out of the Everest Insurance® Chicago office, reporting in to Connie Germano, head of Specialty Casualty. Eric will be responsible for developing new products, product enhancements, and helping lead the continued expansion of the E & S primary casualty unit in the wholesale space.
Commenting on the addition, Connie Germano, stated, "We are very pleased Eric has joined us to lead the E & S Casualty unit. With his vast experience derived from various industry leadership roles and his strong technical underwriting acumen, we are confident he will be a tremendous asset to Everest Insurance® as we continue to innovate and solve our clients’ and trading partners’ most challenging problems."
Commenting on his new role, Eric said, "I am excited for the opportunity to lead the dynamic and innovative Everest Insurance® E&S Casualty team where we have the talent and resources in place to be fast and nimble while executing upon our core strategies."
Eric comes to Everest with 30 years of insurance industry experience, including 23 years in the E & S Casualty space. Prior to joining Everest Insurance®, Eric was most recently at Chubb, where he led the Westchester E & S Casualty group as Senior Vice President. Eric established Westchester’s Chicago office where he managed the E&S Primary and Excess Casualty groups for the Midwest, and was named the Construction Practice Leader.
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.