Everest Insurance, subsidiary of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, has appointed Ayesha West as vice president in its cyber insurance group, based in New York.
She will be responsible for managing the development of the national cyber insurance underwriting team, and will report to Kevin Sherry, head of cyber.
West most recently served as assistant vice president (AVP), US retail, cyber and technology lead at The Navigators Group. She has also held cyber related position at AXIS and Chubb.
“We are pleased to have Ayesha join our team and excited to have her cultivate and continue to expand Everest’s footprint in this space," said Sherry. "I’m confident that with her experience, industry knowledge, and proven leadership skills, she will be a valuable asset to our team, our clients, and our brokers.”
West is also a co-founder, and board member, of the Water Street Club - an insurance-focused diversity association based in New York City.
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