NEW YORK, New York – October 6, 2017 – Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE: RE) announced today that Mike Harnett has joined Everest Insurance® asVice President, Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer for Everest Insurance® North America. Mike joins Everest after having spent the last 13 years with Chubb (formerly ACE Group), most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Corporate Underwriting.
In his new role with Everest Insurance® Mike will help drive all aspects of underwriting excellence, including the development of policies and procedures, underwriting strategy, product development and governance.
Commenting on the announcement Mike Mulray, Chief Underwriting Officer of Everest Insurance® North America, stated “The addition of a seasoned veteran like Mike Harnett furthers our mission of building a world class, diversified specialty underwriting organization. Mike brings to our team over 30 years of underwriting discipline and expertise that will help propel our continued pursuit of market leading profitable growth.”
Jonathan Zaffino, President of Everest Insurance® North America added, “I am thrilled to welcome Mike to Everest. I’ve known Mike for many years, and had the pleasure of working closely with him in the past. I have the utmost confidence that he will contribute significantly to the success and development of our growing specialty insurance operation.”
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.