Everest Re has announced that David Harris has joined the company as Senior Vice President (SVP), Chief Reserving Actuary.
Harris succeeds Ellen Edmonds, and will report to Everest Group Chief Operating Officer and Head of Reinsurance, Jim Williamson.
Within his new role, Harris will lead the company’s global reserving strategy, aligning the company’s disciplined pricing, reserving and underwriting functions with its long-term objectives.
He brings over 25 years of experience leading global and domestic reserving and actuarial teams at top reinsurance and insurance companies.
Harris joins Everest from SCOR Reinsurance Company, where he served as SVP and Chief Reserving Actuary, and lead the successful integration of the organization’s reserving, pricing and underwriting functions.
Prior to joining SCOR, he held various senior actuarial positions at ING Insurance Company and Zurich North America, Canada.
Juan C. Andrade, President and CEO of Everest, said: “Everest’s disciplined and integrated approach to reserving and risk management is embedded in everything we do. With David guiding our reserving function, we will continue to optimize our portfolio for sustained profitability and value for our customers and shareholders.”
Williamson, added: “David’s industry expertise and track record complements our talented reserving team. We are grateful to Ellen for her years of commitment to Everest and wish her well in the future. I look forward to collaborating with David to take our strategy forward.”