Global (re)insurance company, Everest Re has announced the hiring of Artur Klinger as managing director on Continental Europe, succeeding Stephan Knipper who will retire after 33 years in the industry. Klinger is set to join the business in mid-to-late 2020’s.
Klinger joins the business with more than 2 decades of experience within the (re)insurance sector, most recently as chief underwriting officer for property & casualty at New Re when he worked for the past 12 years.
Based in the Zurich office, Klinger will report to Andrew Carrier, head of European and Asia Pacific operations at Everest Re.
Carrier commented: “Stephan has done a tremendous job developing Everest Re’s business in Europe and we wish him all the best in his retirement. We are excited to have Artur join us, given his strong leadership and relationships, combined with his impressive technical and underwriting background.”
John Doucette, CEO of Everest Reinsurance added: “Our Continental European operations are an important part of Everest Re’s global reinsurance platform. I look forward to working with Artur as we build on Stephan’s accomplishments and carry on the journey to expand our operations, provide new reinsurance products, capacity and solutions most valuable to our European customers.”