HAMILTON, Bermuda – January 8, 2016 -- Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE: RE) announces that Paul Kneafsey will be joining the Company as the Active Underwriter of its Lloyd’s Syndicate 2786. Paul is expected to assume his new role effective May 1, 2016.
Paul will join Everest from ArgoGlobal where he was most recently Head of Casualty and responsible for a global portfolio in excess of £100 million of premium. Paul joined Argo in 2001 and served as Active Underwriter at Argo Syndicate 1200 from 2009 to 2013 before assuming his current role. He began his career at Amlin and has amassed more than 25 years of underwriting experience at Lloyd’s.
Daryl Bradley, Executive Vice President and Head of International Insurance Operations, commented "We are very excited to welcome Paul to Everest. Paul’s professional stature and proven track record at Lloyd’s will serve us well as we build out our Lloyd’s Syndicate platform. His casualty underwriting background fits very well with the focus of our syndicate. I look forward to his joining the Everest 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), Limited provides reinsurance to non-life insurers in Europe. Mt. Logan Re, a segregated cell company, capitalized by the Company and third party investors, is a specialty reinsurer of catastrophe risks. 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. Additional information on Everest Re Group companies can be found at the Group’s web site at www.everestregroup.com.