Bermuda domiciled reinsurer, Everest Re Group, Ltd., has named Artur Klinger, its Managing Director (MD) of Continental Europe, as the new Head of International Reinsurance, reporting to Everest Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Head of Reinsurance, Jim Williamson.
In his new role, Klinger takes on oversight of the firm’s reinsurance business in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
He has more than 20 years of reinsurance experience and during his tenure as MD of Continental Europe, built a successful team and achieved strong growth in the P&C Treaty portfolio.
Before Everest Re, Klinger held a number of executive roles at reinsurer Munich Re, most recently as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of its Swiss subsidiary, NewRe. Previously, he served as MD of Munich Re’s Capital Partners division, where he was responsible for structuring reinsurance solutions to support growth and capital strategies for clients.
Earlier in his career, Klinger worked at Allianz Risk Transfer as Chief Actuary.
Additionally, Everest has promoted Rui Marliere to leader of its Latin America, and Caribbean reinsurance business.
Marliere brings over two decades of experience in the region to the role, including leading underwriting business in Brazil, Peru, and Chile. He most recently served as the Head Treaty Underwriter for Everest’s Caribbean and Colombia portfolios.
Prior to Everest, Marliere held a range of key leadership positions at XL Group in treaty and facultative underwriting, claims, and accounting.
Juan C. Andrade, Everest President and CEO, commented: “The exceptional track record and local expertise Artur and Rui bring to our international reinsurance business reflect the leadership excellence Everest is known for throughout the world.
“We will continue to invest in the people and infrastructure that best position us to support the needs of the global market, further advance Everest’s long-term growth agenda and deliver on our promise to our shareholders and the businesses and communities who need us the most.”
Williamson added: “The appointments of Artur and Rui are a testament to Everest’s extraordinary talent and reflect Everest’s reputation as a preferred global reinsurance underwriter.
“Both are seasoned, international executives who understand the needs of local markets with the experience and relationships to best serve them. They augment our global team and capabilities and play an important role in positioning Everest for the future.”