Previously, Mr. Gallagher served as president and chief operating officer of Everest Re Group since 1997
Everest Re Group, a Bermuda holding company, has announced the retirement of Thomas Gallagher, vice chairman and chief underwriting officer (CUO), effective October 9, 2009.
Prior to being named vice chairman and CUO in 2008, Mr. Gallagher served as president and chief operating officer of Everest Re Group since 1997.
Mr. Gallagher said: “I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to help build the Company into the well balanced, diversified industry leader it is today. Everest and the entire management team are well-positioned for the future.”
Joseph Taranto, chairman and CEO, Everest Re, said: “Tom’s many years of guidance have positioned Everest as a global reinsurance leader with operations worldwide. All of us at Everest want to thank him for his remarkable and long-standing commitment to the Company and wish him the best in his well-deserved retirement.”