People: Everest Re Group Ltd (RE)

RE on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Taranto

65 2014 Chairman of the Board

Dominic Addesso

60 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Craig Howie

50 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jonathan Zaffino

2015 President of Everest National Insurance Company / U.S. Insurance Operations

Sanjoy Mukherjee

47 2012 Executive Vice President, Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark de Saram

58 2008 Executive Vice President

John Doucette

48 2011 Chief Underwriting Officer - Worldwide Reinsurance

Gerri Losquadro

2014 Director

John Amore

66 2012 Independent Director

John Dunne

84 2000 Independent Director

William Galtney

61 2000 Independent Director

Roger Singer

67 2010 Independent Director

John Weber

69 2003 Independent Director

Elizabeth Farrell

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Taranto

Mr. Joseph V. Taranto is Chairman of the Board of Everest Re Group, Ltd., since February 24, 2000. He retired on December 31, 2013 as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Everest Holdings and Everest Re, in which capacity he had served since October 17, 1994. On February 24, 2000, he became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company upon the restructuring of Everest Holdings. Between 1986 and 1994, Mr. Taranto was a director and President of Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. and a director and President of Transatlantic Reinsurance Company and Putnam Reinsurance Company (both subsidiaries of Transatlantic Holdings, Inc.). Mr. Taranto was selected to serve on the Board because of his considerable experience as CEO of publicly traded international insurance and reinsurance companies, intimate knowledge of the Company’s operations, and significant insight into the insurance and reinsurance markets.

Dominic Addesso

Mr. Dominic James Addesso, CPA, is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. He serves as a director of the Company since September 19, 2012, became Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Everest Reinsurance Company (“Everest Re”) and Everest Holdings on January 1, 2014. He became President of the Company, Everest Holdings and Everest Re on June 16, 2011 and served as Chief Financial Officer of those companies from 2009 through the second quarter of 2012. In 2009, he became a director and Executive Vice President of Everest Re and Everest Holdings, and a director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Everest Global Services, Inc. (“Everest Global”). In 009, he became a director of Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd. (“Bermuda Re”), where he has also served as Chairman since 2011 and Chairman and director of Everest Re Advisors, Ltd. (“Everest Re Advisors”). From 2009 through February 2012, he served as director of Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), Limited (“Ireland Re”) and Everest Underwriting Group (Ireland), Limited (“Ireland Underwriting”), both Irish subsidiaries of the Company. In 2009, From 2008 until he joined the Company in May 2009, Mr. Addesso was President of Regional Clients of Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. From 2001 to 2009, he served as President of Direct Treaty, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. with profit and loss responsibility for direct treaty business covering all lines including surety, political risk and marine. From 1999 through 2001, he served in various underwriting and financial operations roles. From 1982 to 1995, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Selective Insurance Group, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Addesso worked in public accounting for KPMG. Mr. Addesso was selected to serve on the Board because of his significant knowledge of the Company’s operations and the insurance and reinsurance industries.

Craig Howie

Mr. Craig W. Howie is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Everest Re Group Ltd. In 2013, he became a director of Mt. Logan Re, Ltd. (“Mt. Logan”) and Mt. Whitney and the Chief Financial Officer of Everest Indemnity, Everest National and Everest Security. During 2012, he became a director of Everest Re, Bermuda Re, International Re, Everest Global and Everest Re. Prior to his joining the Company, he served as Vice President and Controller of Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. where, beginning in 2005, he managed the corporate financial reporting, corporate tax, investor relations, financial analysis and rating agency relationship groups. From 2003 to 2005, he was the Vice President of Financial Services and Operations and served as Vice President Corporate Tax beginning in 1998 and through 2003. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jonathan Zaffino

Mr. Jonathan M. Zaffino is President of Everest National Insurance Company / U.S. Insurance Operations of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Mr. Zaffino joins Everest from Marsh & McLennan Companies, where he served as Managing Director of Marsh's U.S. Casualty Practice from 2010 to 2013, and most recently as President of Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc., one of the largest underwriting managers of professional liability and specialty insurance programs. Mr. Zaffino brings a diverse background with a 20 year career that includes casualty and specialty underwriting and brokerage experience. Before joining Marsh, he held senior underwriting positions with ACE and Willis North America.

Sanjoy Mukherjee

Mr. Sanjoy Mukherjee is Executive Vice President, Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Everest Re Group, Ltd. During 2013, he became a director of Mt. Logan and Specialty Insurance Group Inc. and Secretary and General Counsel of SIG Sports, Leisure and Entertainment Risk Purchasing Group LLC. Since 2009, he has served as Secretary of Ireland Re and Ireland Underwriting, where he also serves as director. Beginning in 2011, Mr. Mukherjee serves as a director, Secretary and General Counsel of Heartland. Since 2005, he has served as General Counsel of Everest National and Mt. McKinley Managers, L.L.C. (“Mt. McKinley Managers”) and as Secretary of EVCAN, a director of Everest National, Everest Indemnity, and as Compliance Officer and Assistant Secretary of Everest Security. Since 2006, he has served as director and General Counsel of WorkCare Southeast and WorkCare Southeast of Georgia. Since 2008, he has been Secretary and a director of Mt. Whitney. He became a Vice President of Mt. McKinley in 2002 where he also serves as Secretary and Compliance Officer since 2005 and as a director since 2011. From 2005 through 2007, he served as a director of Bermuda Re. He joined the Company in 2000 as an Associate General Counsel of Mt. McKinley. Before joining Mt. McKinley in 2000, Mr. Mukherjee was engaged in the private practice of law as a litigator specializing in insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes and commercial litigation. Prior to that, Mr. Mukherjee was a Senior Consultant with Andersen Consulting specializing in the manufacturing and the financial services industries.

Mark de Saram

Mr. Mark S. de Saram is Executive Vice President of Everest Re Group. Since September 17, 2008, having served as Senior Vice President since October 13, 2004. He serves as a director, Deputy Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bermuda Re and as a director and Deputy Chairman of Everest Re Advisors and International Re. He serves as a director, and non-executive Chairman of the Board of Advisors U.K. and as a director of Mt. Logan, Ireland Underwriting and of Ireland Re. Mr. de Saram joined Everest Re in 1995 as Vice President responsible for United Kingdom and European Operations. Prior to his joining Everest Re, Mr. de Saram accumulated 21 years of reinsurance industry experience working in various underwriting capacities in the United Kingdom and Canada.

John Doucette

Mr. John P. Doucette is Chief Underwriting Officer - Worldwide Reinsurance of Everest Re Group, Ltd. In 2013, he became a director of Mt. Logan. In 2010, he became a director of Bermuda Re and in 2011, a director of Everest Re and Heartland Crop Insurance, Inc. (“Heartland”), a subsidiary of Everest Holdings. Upon joining the Company in 2008, he became Executive Vice President of the Company, Everest Global, and Everest Re. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Doucette worked at Max Capital Group Ltd. (formerly Max Re Capital Ltd.) (“Max Capital”), serving in various capacities including President and Chief Underwriting Officer of the P&C Reinsurance division of Max Capital, where he was responsible for new products and geographic expansion. Prior to that, he was an Associate Director at Swiss Re New Markets, a division of Swiss Reinsurance Company, between 1997 and 2000, where he held various pricing, structuring and underwriting roles in connection with alternative risk transfer and structured products. He was an actuarial consultant at Tillinghast from 1989 to 1997.

Gerri Losquadro

Ms. Gerri Losquadro is Director of the Company. Ms. Losquadro recently retired as Senior Vice President and head of Global Business Services at Marsh & McLennan Companies. Prior to assuming this role, Ms. Losquadro had been a Managing Director and senior executive for Guy Carpenter, a leading reinsurance broker and subsidiary of the Marsh & McLennan Companies. Ms. Losquadro joined Guy Carpenter in 1992 from AIG where she had spent six years in various senior level positions throughout the organization. Ms. Losquadro began her insurance career at The Hartford and also gained experience at Zurich Insurance Group before joining AIG in 1986.

John Amore

Mr. John J. Amore is Independent Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Since September 19, 2012. Mr. Amore retired as a member of the Group Executive Committee of Zurich Financial Services Group, now known as Zurich Insurance Group, Ltd., in 2010, for which he continued to act as a consultant through 2012. From 2004 through 2010, he served as CEO of the Global General Insurance business segment after having served as CEO of the Zurich North America Corporate business division from 2001 through 2004. He became CEO of Zurich U.S. in 2000, having previously served as CEO of the Zurich U.S. Specialties business unit. Before joining Zurich in 1992, he was vice chairman of Commerce and Industry Insurance Company, a subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. Mr. Amore served as a delegate for the Geneva Association, and is an Overseer Emeritus of the Board of Overseers for the School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science at St. John’s University in New York, a member of the Board of Directors of St. Vincent’s Services, Brooklyn, New York and a member of the Board of Trustees and Finance, Audit and Investment Committees of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. Amore was selected to serve on the Board because of his experience as an insurance industry executive and finance background.

John Dunne

Mr. John R. Dunne is Independent Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Thereafter he became a director of Everest Holdings on June 10, 1996 and served as a director of Everest Re from June 1996 to February 2000. Thereafter he became a director of the Company upon the restructuring of Everest Holdings. Mr. Dunne is an attorney and member of the bars of New York and the District of Columbia. Since 1994 he has been counsel to the law firm of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP in Albany, New York. From 1995 to 2007, Mr. Dunne served as a director of Aviva Life Insurance Company of New York. Mr. Dunne was a director of CGU Corporation, an insurance holding company, from 1993 until 2001. Mr. Dunne was counsel to the Washington, D.C. law firm of Bayh, Connaughton & Malone from 1993 to 1994. From 1990 to 1993, he served as an Assistant Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice. From 1966 to 1989, Mr. Dunne served as a New York State Senator while concurrently practicing law as a partner in New York law firms. Mr. Dunne was selected to serve on the Board because of his legal and governmental experience as well as his experience serving on the boards of insurance companies.

William Galtney

Mr. William F. Galtney, Jr., is Independent Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Since February 1, 2006. He has been director of Everest Holding from March 12, 1996 and served as a director of Everest Re from March 1996 to February 2000. Thereafter he became a director of the Company upon the restructuring of Everest Holdings. Since February 1, 2006 he has been President of Galtney Enterprises, Inc. Since April 1, 2005, he has served as Chairman of Oxford Insurance Services Limited, a managing general and surplus lines agency. Prior thereto, he was President (from June 2001 until December 31, 2004) and Chairman (until March 31, 2005) of Gallagher Healthcare Insurance Services, Inc. (“GHIS”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (“Gallagher”) From 1983 until its acquisition by Gallagher in June 2001, Mr. Galtney was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Insurance Services, Inc. (predecessor to GHIS), a managing general and surplus lines agency previously indirectly owned by The Galtney Group, Inc. Mr. Galtney is also Managing Member, President and Director of Galtney Group, LLC and was a director of Mutual Risk Management Ltd. from 1988 to 2002. During 2007, Mr. Galtney assumed the directorship of Intercare Holdings, Inc. and Intercare Solutions Holdings, Inc. During 2011, Mr. Galtney joined the board of directors of Houston Baseball Partners LLC and Healthcare Liability Solutions, Inc. Mr. Galtney was selected to serve on the Board because of his experience as an insurance industry executive and director.

Roger Singer

Mr. Roger M. Singer is Independent Director of Everest Re Group Ltd. He was elected as director of Bermuda Re and International Re, both Bermuda subsidiaries of the Company, on January 17, 2012 Mr. Singer, currently retired, was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to OneBeacon Insurance Group LLC (formerly known as CGU Corporation) and its predecessors, CGU Corporation and Commercial Union Corporation, from August of 1989 through December 2005. He continued to serve as director and consultant to OneBeacon Insurance Group LLC and its twelve subsidiary insurance companies through December 2006. Mr. Singer served with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as the Commissioner of Insurance from July 1987 through July 1989 and as First Deputy Commissioner of Insurance from February 1985 through July 1987. He has also held various positions in branches of the federal government including the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, the Consumer Protection Division and the Federal Trade Commission. Mr. Singer was selected to serve on the Board because of his legal experience and experience as an insurance industry regulator and insurance executive.

John Weber

Mr. John A. Weber is Independent Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. He was elected as director of Bermuda Re and International Re, both Bermuda subsidiaries of the Company on January 17, 2012. Since December 2002, Since December 2002, he has been the Managing Partner of Copley Square Capital Management, LLC, a private partnership which provides investment management and strategic advisory services to institutions. From 1990 through 2002, Mr. Weber was affiliated with OneBeacon Insurance Group LLC and its predecessor companies. During that affiliation, he became the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the OneBeacon insurance companies and the President of OneBeacon Asset Management, Inc. (formerly known as CGU Asset Management, Inc.). From 1988 through 1990, Mr. Weber was the Chief Investment Officer for Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company and from 1972 through 1988 was associated with Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company (“Connecticut Mutual”) and its affiliate, State House Capital Management Company (“State House”), eventually serving as Senior Vice President of Connecticut Mutual and President of State House. Mr. Weber was selected to serve on the Board because of his experience as an insurance industry executive and investment adviser.

Elizabeth Farrell

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Joseph Taranto

21,287,100

Dominic Addesso

4,942,760

Craig Howie

1,600,230

Jonathan Zaffino

--

Sanjoy Mukherjee

--

Mark de Saram

2,313,670

John Doucette

2,487,800

Gerri Losquadro

--

John Amore

--

John Dunne

--

William Galtney

--

Roger Singer

--

John Weber

--

Elizabeth Farrell

--
As Of  30 Dec 2013
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