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Everest Re Group, Ltd. Appoints Meryl Hartzband to the Board of Directors


Everest Re Group, Ltd. "Everest" or the "Company" (NYSE:RE) today
announced the appointment of Meryl Hartzband to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Hartzband was a founding partner of Stone Point Capital and served
as the firm's Chief Investment Officer from 1999 to 2015. Before joining
Stone Point, she was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan & Co.,
specializing in private equity investments in the financial services

Ms. Hartzband currently serves on the boards of directors of Greenhill &
Co., and Conning Holdings Ltd. She previously served as a director on
the boards of The Navigators Group, Inc., Travelers Property Casualty
Corp., AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, ACE Limited, and numerous
portfolio companies of Stone Point. She holds a B.A. degree from Cornell
University and an M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of

Mr. Joseph V. Taranto, Chairman, said: "I am very pleased to welcome
Meryl to the Everest Board of Directors. Her knowledge of the insurance
and reinsurance industry combined with her financial and investment
expertise will be a valuable addition to our board."

Ms. Hartzband will serve as a member of the Company's Audit,
Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees.

About Everest Re Group, Ltd.

Everest Re Group, Ltd. ("Everest") is a leading global provider of
reinsurance and insurance, operating for more than 40 years through
subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Bermuda and other territories.

Everest offers property, casualty, and specialty products through its
various operating affiliates located in key markets around the world.

Everest common stock (NYSE:RE) is a component of the S&P 500 index.

Additional information about Everest, our people, and our products
can be found on our website at

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