Everest Re Group has announced the appointment of Kevin Pinto to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer at Everest Insurance Company of Canada (EvCan).
In his new role, Pinto will be responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy for the various EvCan underwriting units, implementing and promoting best practices throughout the organisation, as well as developing and refining product offerings.
Pinto most recently held the title of Chief Underwriting Officer for Travelers Canada.
Prior to Travelers, he held leadership positions at both Zurich and Gerling Canada General Insurance, and boasts more than 30 years’ of experience in the Canadian insurance market.
He will be based in Toronto and report to Darin Scanzano, Chief Executive Officer of EvCan.
Commenting on the addition of Pinto, Scanzano said, “We are excited to have Kevin and his wealth of experience, technical expertise and strong marketplace reputation on the EvCan executive team.”
“He is a prime example of the top tier underwriting and leadership talent joining our organization and will play a critical role as we continue to enhance EvCan’s product offerings and underwriting capabilities.”