Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer Everest Re Group, has announced that Dana Lodge has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Everest Insurance.
Lodge joins Everest from Sompo International where she served as Senior Vice President, Director of Finance.
Prior to joining Sompo she held various roles at Hiscox Insurance USA, including serving as Director of Finance and Interim CFO.
Earlier in her career she worked at Ernst & Young as Senior Manager, Transaction Advisory Services, with previous roles including staff accountant in Toronto and Manager, Corporate Finance, Bermuda.
Going forward, Lodge will be based at Everst’s US headquarters in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, reporting to Everest Insurance President and CEO, Jonathan Zaffino as well as Everest Group CFO Craig Howie.
“Dana joins Everest with tremendous international finance experience that will be incredibly valuable to our finance organization,” said Everest Insurance President and CEO Jonathan Zaffino.
“Dana is a strong and proven leader as demonstrated through her success covering prior leadership positions held throughout her career. As a global specialty insurance company, Everest Insurance will benefit from Dana’s technical accounting background, international experience, and deep expertise,” Zaffino continued.
“She will add depth to this core competency within the broader Everest organization. It is my pleasure to welcome Dana to Everest Insurance.”
Everest Re Group CFO Craig Howie also commented: “Dana inherits an outstanding team of professionals in Liberty Corner led by Peter Gilhuley.”
“Peter will continue in his position as leader of our North American Insurance Finance organization and will continue to play an instrumental role in our future. Peter has built a strong foundation and will continue to support the growth in the North America book for Everest Insurance.”