Everest appoints new head of Everest Specialty Underwriters

Proven leader has built out the firm’s global transactional risk and PE practice groups

Everest appoints new head of Everest Specialty Underwriters

Insurance News

By Bethan Moorcraft

Everest Re Group, Ltd. (Everest), a global provider of reinsurance and insurance, has appointed a new head of Everest Specialty Underwriters (ESU).   

Taking the position is Robert Clark, who joined Everest in October 2015 as vice president and head of Alternative Solutions. Since then, Clark has built out the division’s top-tier global transactional risk and private equity industry practice groups.

In his new capacity as senior vice president and head of ESU, Clark will be responsible for leading the growth and management of the ESU business segments, including Financial and Professional Lines, Alternative Solutions (Transactional Liability & Private Equity), Political Risk & Trade Credit, and Surety.

“With nearly two decades in the industry, Rob has a proven track record of results-driven success both throughout his career and in his time here at Everest,” said Mike Karmilowicz, president and CEO, Everest Insurance®. “His leadership, diverse skillset, experience managing international teams and background in both the Financial Lines and Credit sectors make him an ideal candidate for this position.

“I am confident that Rob will continue to drive strategic growth and profitability as we continue to expand and diversify our specialty lines both domestically and across the globe.”

Clark will continue to be based in the company’s New York City office, reporting to Karmilowicz.

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