Everest Insurance Appoints Bill Thygeson

January 27, 2016

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, Ltd. announced the appointment of Bill Thygeson to the position of Chief Administration Officer of Everest Insurance reporting directly to Jonathan Zaffino, President.

He is responsible for several facets of the Company’s operational platform with a core focus on technology and its impact on our business processes for underwriting and claims, and will also assume a variety of administrative functions.

Mr Thygeson joined Everest Insurance with more than 20 years of U.S. and international experience in business development, operating management, strategic planning, and transformational leadership.

Most recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Hamilton Insurance, where he oversaw the build out of the U.S. insurance platform and had direct responsibility for a variety of operational and administrative functions.

Prior to Hamilton, Mr Thygeson spent a decade working for AIG in similar operational capacities and began his career in the banking industry. He is a graduate of Lafayette College, received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and proudly served in the US Air Force as an intelligence officer.

Jonathan Zaffino, President of Everest Insurance, commented, “As we continue to expand our insurance operations, in both size and complexity, we need to ensure that our operational infrastructure keeps pace with the trajectory of our underwriting portfolio.

“During 2015, we introduced a number of new products and launched several new business lines and we will continue to innovate into 2016. Bill’s background is uniquely qualified to lead our operational transformation initiatives focused on building best-in-class support capabilities for our growing business.”

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