WARREN, New Jersey – August 29, 2022 – Everest Insurance®the insurance division of Everest Re Group, Ltd. (“Everest”) (NYSE:RE), today announced key appointments to its WE Wholesale division. Casey Hartley was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief WE Wholesale damage and Danielle Stewart joined the company as Vice President and National Head of Wholesale Distribution. These appointments build on the company’s recent strategic realignment in terms of WE P&C insurance business around the unique needs of retail and wholesale partners.
“The leadership appointments of Casey and Danielle underscore our investment in our wholesale offering and reflect our progress in advancing Everest. WE Health insurance strategy and business,” said David SandlerPresident of WE victim for Everest Insurance®. “With Casey at the helm and the addition of Danielle to lead our distribution strategy, we are well positioned to meet the changing needs of the wholesale market with the service, speed and personalization that our partners have come to expect from Everest. .”
As head of WE Wholesale Casualty, Casey will lead the growth and strategy of Everest’s Wholesale Casualty business units, reporting directly to David SandlerPresident of WE victim for Everest Insurance®. Casey joined Everest as Head of Wholesale P&C Underwriting, bringing over two decades of technical industry experience and deep relationships with key business partners. Prior to joining Everest in 2021, Casey’s career includes a decade at Liberty Mutual, as well as roles at St. Paul Travelers. Casey graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance from The University of Georgia.
In the newly created role of Danielle, she will work closely with Casey and the entire Wholesale Underwriting leadership team to lead a comprehensive national go-to-market strategy with dedicated regional leaders to better serve our wholesale partners in their local markets. Danielle is based in Los Angeles and reports directly to Marcus CooperSenior Vice President and Head of North American Distribution for Everest Insurance®.
In the newly created role of Danielle, she will work closely with Casey and the entire Wholesale Underwriting leadership team to lead a comprehensive national go-to-market strategy. It will be supported by dedicated regional leaders to better serve wholesale partners in their local markets. Danielle is based in Los Angeles and reports directly to Marcus CooperSenior Vice President and Head of North American Distribution for Everest Insurance®.
Danielle joins Everest from Liberty Mutual, most recently as Director of Commercial Strategy, where she was responsible for developing and executing strategic initiatives for mid-sized commercial profit centers. Previously, she managed a portfolio of primary casualty E&S businesses for Liberty’s wholesale underwriting division and spent time in distribution leadership and underwriting roles for the wholesale and retail teams. Danielle holds a Masters in Business Administration from Emory University Goizueta Business School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.
Marcus CooperSenior Vice President and Head of North American Distribution for Everest Insurance® commented, “Danielle’s combination of underwriting and distribution experience uniquely positions her to lead the development of a strong long-term strategic roadmap focused on our commitments, investments and wholesale solutions. I look forward to Danielle’s building of our wholesale distribution network and the continued growth of our Wholesale Casualty business under Casey’s leadership.”
About Everest Re Group, Ltd.
Everest Re Group, Ltd. (“Everest”) is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and insurance, operating for over 40 years through subsidiaries in the WE, Europe, Bermuda and other territories.
Everest offers property and casualty and specialty insurance products through its various operating subsidiaries located in key markets around the world.
Everest common stock (NYSE:RE) is part of the S&P 500 Index.
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