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Everest Insurance® Appoints Industry Leader Bill Hazelton to lead US Retail Casualty and Industry Practices

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Warren NJ 07059, US

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

WARREN, New Jersey – January 16, 2024 – Everest Insurance®, the insurance division of Everest Group, Ltd. (NYSE: EG), a global underwriting leader providing best-in-class property, casualty, and specialty reinsurance and insurance solutions, has appointed industry leader Bill Hazelton to Head of US Retail Casualty in North America. Mr. Hazelton will be based in Everest’s Warren, NJ headquarters and will report directly to Mike Mulray, President, Everest Insurance North America. He replaces David Sandler who will be leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities.

“Bill’s depth of experience across underwriting, claims, distribution and portfolio management adds tremendous value across our casualty portfolio and organization, and I am thrilled to welcome him to my executive leadership team,” said Mike Mulray. “His leadership style and collaborative approach aligns perfectly to Everest’s high-performing culture and ongoing focus on meeting customer needs with specialized offerings and exceptional service. I also want to thank Dave for his contributions to our team and wish him all the best in the future.”

Mr. Hazelton will oversee the direction and strategy of Everest’s US Retail Casualty business, including the division’s Industry Practices segment. He brings more than three decades of extensive industry experience most recently as Head of North America Industry Practices at Chubb where he spent the last 20 years in a variety of leadership roles across underwriting, claims and distribution.

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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