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Everest Re Group Ltd (RE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Taranto

68 2014 Chairman of the Board

Dominic Addesso

63 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Craig Howie

53 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Doucette

51 2016 President and Chief Executive Officer of the Reinsurance Division

Sanjoy Mukherjee

50 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd

Jonathan Zaffino

44 2016 Senior Vice President, President - North America Insurance Division

William Galtney

64 2016 Lead Independent Director

John Amore

69 2012 Independent Director

John Dunne

86 2000 Independent Director

John Graf

57 2016 Independent Director

Gerri Losquadro

66 2014 Independent Director

Roger Singer

70 2010 Independent Director

John Weber

72 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 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 2009, 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 2014, he held various director and management roles at the Company's subsidiaries, including Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), Limited ("Ireland Re"), Everest Underwriting Group (Ireland), Limited ("Ireland Underwriting") Everest Advisors (UK), Ltd. ("Advisors UK"), Mt. McKinley Insurance Company, Everest Insurance Company of Canada ("Everest Canada"), Everest National Insurance Company ("Everest National"), Everest Indemnity Insurance Company ("Everest Indemnity"), and Everest Security Insurance Company ("Everest Security") as well as a director and Chairman of Everest International Reinsurance, Ltd. ("International Re"), and a director, Chairman and President of Mt. Whitney Securities, LLC (formerly known as Mt. Whitney Securities, Inc.), a subsidiary of Everest Re ("Mt. Whitney"). Mr. Addesso serves as a voting representative of Mt. Whitney in relation to Mt. Whitney's investment in Security First Insurance Holdings, LLC. 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 2008, 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.

Craig Howie

Mr. Craig W. Howie is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Everest Re Group Ltd. Mr. Howie is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, Everest Re, Everest Holdings and Everest Global. He joined the Company on March 26, 2012 as Executive Vice President of Everest Global and Everest Re. During 2016, he became the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Everest Premier Insurance Company ("Everest Premier") and Everest Denali Insurance Company ("Everest Denali"). During 2015, he assumed the position of Treasurer for Everest Global, Mt. Logan Re, Ltd. ("Mt. Logan"), Everest Security, Everest National, Everest Indemnity, Mt. Whitney Securities, LLC, SIG Sports, Leisure and Entertainment Risk Purchasing Group, LLC, Specialty Insurance Group, Inc., ("SIG") and Premiere Underwriting Services, Inc. From 2015 to 2016, he served as Treasurer of Heartland Crop Insurance, Inc. ("Heartland"). In 2015, he became a director, Executive Vice President and Treasurer of Everest International Holdings (Bermuda), Ltd. ("Bermuda Holdings") and Everest International Assurance, Ltd. ("International Assurance"), a director and Treasurer of Everest Preferred International Holdings, Ltd. ("Preferred Holdings") and a director of Everest National and Everest Indemnity. In 2013, he became a director of Mt. Logan and Mt. Whitney and the Chief Financial Officer of Everest Indemnity, Everest National and Everest Security. He became a director of Everest Security during 2014. During 2012, he became a director of Everest Re, Bermuda Re, International Re, Everest Global and Everest Re. Mr. Howie serves as a director of Security First Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Security First Insurance Holdings, LLC, since 2014.

John Doucette

Mr. John P. Doucette serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Reinsurance Division of Everest Re Group, Ltd. He formerly served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for Worldwide Reinsurance and Insurance for the Company, Everest Re, and Everest National, where he also continues to serve as a director. He became the Chief Underwriting Officer of the Company and Everest Re in 2012, after having assumed the title of Chief Underwriting Officer for Worldwide Reinsurance for those companies on June 16, 2011. In 2016, he became a director of International Re and in 2013 he became a director of Mt. Logan. Since 2011, he has served as a director of Bermuda Re and Everest Re. Between 2011 and 2016 he served on the board of Heartland. Upon joining the Company in 2008, he became Executive Vice President of the Company, Everest Global, and Everest Re. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Doucette worked at Max Capital Group Ltd. (formerly Max Re Capital Ltd.) ("Max Capital") from 2000 to 2008, 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.

Sanjoy Mukherjee

Mr. Sanjoy Mukherjee has been appointed as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Since 2006, he has served as Secretary, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of the Company, Everest Global, Everest Holdings and Everest Re, also serving as a director of the latter two. During 2016, he became a director of Everest Premier and Everest Denali. In 2015, he became a director, Chairman and CEO of Preferred Holdings and Bermuda Holdings, a director of Everest Service Company (UK), Ltd., Everest Corporate Member, Ltd. and International Assurance. During 2013, he became a director of Mt. Logan and SIG and Secretary and General Counsel of SIG Sports, Leisure and Entertainment Risk Purchasing Group LLC. From 2009 to 2015, he served as Secretary of Ireland Re and Ireland Underwriting, where he continues to serve as director. Between 2011 and 2016, Mr. Mukherjee served 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., a director and Secretary of Everest National, Everest Indemnity and Everest Security, and as Secretary of Everest Canada until 2015. 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 served as Secretary and Compliance Officer since 2005 and as a director from 2011, until that company's sale in 2015. In 2017, he became a director of Everest Dublin Insurance Holdings Limited. From 2005 through 2007, he served as a director of Bermuda Re. He joined the Company in 2000 as an Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining the Company in 2000, Mr. Mukherjee developed an array of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industries including legal, claims management, contract wording, accounting and finance, regulatory compliance, and risk management.

Jonathan Zaffino

Mr. Jonathan M. Zaffino is Senior Vice President, President - North America Insurance Division of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Mr. Zaffino is a Senior Vice President of the Company, and the President of the North American Insurance Division responsible for overseeing all insurance operations in the United States and Canada. Mr. Zaffino joined Everest in 2015, and became a director and the President of Everest National, Everest Indemnity, Everest Security and Specialty Insurance Group. In 2016, he became a director of Everest Canada and a director and President of Everest Denali and Everest Premier. Prior to joining the Company, he was the President of Victor O. Schinnerer, Inc. (a subsidiary of Marsh, Inc.), from 2013 to 2015 and was previously a Managing Director of Marsh, Inc. from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Zaffino was a co-founder of Century Atlantic Capital Management and served as its Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2010. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Zaffino was a Managing Principal of Integro Insurance Brokers. Prior to that, he served as an Executive Vice President at Willis North America from 2004 to 2005. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Zaffino worked at ACE Group in various Vice President and Senior Vice President roles, where his responsibilities varied from business planning and strategic development to overseeing field operations for ACE Risk Management and ACE Excess Casualty. He held different underwriting roles at Reliance National Insurance Company, including Underwriting Manager and Risk Management Underwriter from 1995 to 1999, and was an underwriter at Chubb & Son, Personal Lines from 1994 to 1995.

William Galtney

Mr. William F. Galtney, Jr., is Lead Independent Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Mr. Galtney 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 April 1, 2005 he has been President and CEO of Galtney Group, 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 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.

John Amore

Mr. John J. Amore is an 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. ("AIG"). 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 the W. F. Casey Foundation, Brooklyn, New York and a member of the Board of Trustees and Finance, Audit and Investment Committees of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

John Dunne

Mr. John R. Dunne is no longer Independent Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. He was 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.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.

John Graf

Mr. John Arthur Graf is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Graf serves as the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Global Atlantic Financial Group ("Global Atlantic") and joined the board of directors upon Global Atlantic's acquisition of Forethought Financial Group ("Forethought Financial") in 2014. He served as Chairman and CEO of Forethought Financial from 2006 to 2014. He serves on the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committees of Global Atlantic. Until December 2015, he served as a non-executive director of QBE Insurance Group Limited where he chaired the Investment and Personnel Committees. In 2005, he served as Chairman, CEO and President of AXA Financial, Inc. where he also served as Vice Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Operating Officer of its subsidiaries, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company and MONY Life Insurance Company. From 2001 through 2004 he was the Executive Vice President of Retirement Savings, AIG as well as serving as Vice Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of AIG SunAmerica following AIG's acquisition of American General Corporation in 2001, where he served as Vice-Chairman.

Gerri Losquadro

Ms. Gerri Losquadro is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Losquadro retired in 2012 as Senior Vice President and head of Global Business Services at Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ("MMC") and served on the MMC Global Operating Committee. Prior to becoming a senior executive at MMC, Ms. Losquadro was a Managing Director and senior executive at Guy Carpenter responsible for brokerage of global reinsurance programs including all insurance lines and treaty and facultative and development and execution of Guy Carpenter's account management program. From 1986 to 1992, Ms. Losquadro held senior leadership positions at AIG's American Home Insurance Company and AIG Risk Management. From 1982 to 1986, she served as Manager of Special Accounts of Zurich Insurance Group.

Roger Singer

Mr. Roger M. Singer is an Independent Director of Everest Re Group Ltd. Mr. Singer 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 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.

John Weber

Mr. John A. Weber is an Independent Director of Everest Re Group, Ltd. Mr. Weber was elected as director of Bermuda Re and International Re, both Bermuda subsidiaries of the Company, on January 17, 2012. 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.

Elizabeth Farrell

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Joseph Taranto

1,965,820

Dominic Addesso

8,827,680

Craig Howie

2,040,710

John Doucette

3,150,780

Sanjoy Mukherjee

2,590,190

Jonathan Zaffino

1,599,140

William Galtney

465,821

John Amore

465,821

John Dunne

465,821

John Graf

229,289

Gerri Losquadro

465,821

Roger Singer

475,821

John Weber

475,821

Elizabeth Farrell

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As Of  30 Dec 2016