Everest Reinsurance hires head of claims from AXA XL

23-06-2022

Everest Reinsurance hires head of claims from AXA XL

Brent Hoffman, incoming head of claims and chief operations officer, Everest Reinsurance

Everest Reinsurance, the reinsurance division of Everest Re Group has announced the appointment of Brent Hoffman as senior vice president, head of claims and chief operations officer at the end of July.

Hoffman will have dual responsibility for overseeing key aspects of business operations and leading the global reinsurance claims function.

He will report directly to Jim Williamson, Everest Group chief operating officer and head of reinsurance.

Williamson said Hoffman’s diverse background was “a unique combination of legal and business acumen which, coupled with his outstanding leadership skills, make him an ideal fit for this role”.

Hoffman has more than 25 years of industry and legal experience and a proven track record for managing high-performing teams, Everest said. Most recently, he was AXA XL’s chief claims officer. Prior to that, he worked at The Hartford Financial Services Group, where he led teams responsible for claims, litigation, and settlement strategies.

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