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Everest Reinsurance’s Jill Beggs Named One of Business Insurance’s 2023 Women to Watch

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Dawn Lauer
Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer
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WARREN, New Jersey – October 6, 2023 – Everest Reinsurance, the reinsurance division of Everest Group, Ltd. (NYSE: EG), a global underwriting leader providing best-in-class property, casualty, and specialty reinsurance and insurance solutions, is proud to announce that Jill Beggs, Head of North America Reinsurance, has been recognized by Business Insurance as a 2023 Women to Watch.

The Business Insurance Women to Watch Award program honors the achievements of extraordinary female business leaders across the risk management and commercial insurance sector. Ms. Beggs has been recognized for her outstanding leadership acumen, deep industry expertise and significant contributions in driving significant reinsurance growth across North America.

“We are all so proud to celebrate Jill’s accomplishments. Her exceptional leadership and industry acumen is an asset to our colleagues and clients, and she embodies the values of Everest’s collaborative culture,” said Jim Williamson, Everest’s Group Chief Operating Officer and Head of Reinsurance. “It’s a pleasure to work with Jill as we solidify Everest’s preferred partner position throughout North America and across the globe.”

Ms. Beggs has more than three decades of deep reinsurance underwriting experience. She started her career at Everest and rejoined in 2021 to oversee the strategic direction of the Company’s reinsurance business in North America. Prior to her current role, Ms. Beggs spent two decades at Munich Re in various leadership positions with increasing responsibility. She is an active member of Everest’s DEI community as an Executive Sponsor of the DEI Council and the Veteran’s Employee Resource Group. She is also a member of the Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW) and the Central New Jersey Chapter of the CPCU. Ms. Beggs earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Management with a concentration in Finance and Minors in Math and Spanish from Gettysburg College. 

Profiles of the 2023 honorees will be published in the December edition of Business Insurance. The honorees will also be recognized at the Business Insurance Women to Watch 2023 Awards & Leadership Conference in New York on December 4-5. Click here to see the complete 2023 list of Women to Watch.

About Everest

Everest 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.

Everest common stock (NYSE: EG) is a component of the S&P 500 index.

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