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Everest Insurance® Taps Industry Leader Scott Leney to Head its Asia Pacific Region

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Warren NJ 07059, US

Dawn Lauer
Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer
(908) 300-7670

WARREN, New Jersey – June 27, 2023 – Everest Insurance®, the insurance division of Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE: RE), a global underwriting leader providing best-in-class property, casualty, and specialty reinsurance and insurance solutions, has appointed Scott Leney as Head of Asia Pacific for its International Division, effective November 6. He will be based in Sydney, Australia and will report to Adam Clifford and Jason Keen, co-heads of Everest Insurance International®.

“Scott’s deep industry and regional expertise, coupled with his strong leadership uniquely positions Everest to meet our clients’ growing needs across Asia Pacific,” said Adam Clifford. “Guided by Scott, our team of highly accomplished leaders and dedicated resources across the market will continue to expand on our best-in-class capabilities and product offerings to solve our clients’ most complex challenges.”

Mr. Leney is a highly accomplished executive and recognized client specialist with an exceptional 30-year track record leading global risk management teams across the Asia Pacific region. He will oversee the insurance division’s business strategy and growing portfolios both in Asia and the Pacific led by Ben Carey, Head of Asia, and Christian Colombera, Head of Pacific, respectively.

Mr. Leney joins Everest from Marsh & McLennan Companies where he was most recently Head of Risk Management for Asia & Pacific and Country Corporate Officer for Australia and a member of the Marsh Asia executive team responsible for leading its senior risk managers and developing strategic solutions for the company’s largest clients. Prior to that, Mr. Leney was appointed CEO of Marsh Australia, where he led the expanded Australian business during the successful integration of JLT Australia. He also served as CEO of Marsh Pacific and was a member of the Pacific Executive Committee and the International Executive Committee. Mr. Leney is currently deputy president and board member of The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics from Deakin University.

“We continue to strengthen our offering with world-class talent in Asia Pacific and in key global markets where Everest is delivering top quality service and solutions required for today’s increasingly complex risk environment,” said Jason Keen. “I look forward to partnering with Scott and our senior team as we continue to expand our international presence and capabilities.”

About Everest

Everest Re Group, Ltd. (Everest) is a global underwriting leader providing best-in-class property, casualty, and specialty reinsurance and insurance solutions that address customers’ most pressing challenges. Known for a 50-year track record of disciplined underwriting, capital and risk management, Everest, through its global operating affiliates, is committed to underwriting opportunity for colleagues, customers, shareholders, and communities worldwide.

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