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Everest Insurance® Adds David Nikolai as Head of Specialty Insurance Group (SIG)

CARMEL, Indiana – June 27, 2018 – Everest Insurance® is pleased to announce that David Nikolai has joined the company as Head of the Specialty Insurance Group (SIG), a leading provider of insurance for the sports, leisure, and entertainment industry, reporting to Mike Karmilowicz.


Dave will lead the talented team of professionals within SIG to strengthen the growing brand, deepen the many relationships among brokers and insureds, and expand the robust SIG product offering. Dave joins Everest from Marsh, where he most recently served as Managing Director and Partnership Leader for the North Central region.


Commenting on his new role, Dave said, “I am excited to join such an outstanding and seasoned team of industry professionals. The SIG brand and reputation are well known in the sports, entertainment and leisure space and I look forward to working with the team at SIG, and Everest, to build upon their strong reputation and track record of success.”


Mike Karmilowicz added, “Dave is an incredibly skilled and proven leader, who brings tremendous value and decades of industry experience to Everest Insurance®. We are excited to have him join, and lead SIG, a signature brand in the sports, leisure, and entertainment business.”


Everest Re Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda holding company that operates through the following subsidiaries: Everest Reinsurance Company provides reinsurance to property and casualty insurers in both the U.S. and international markets. Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd., including through its branch in the United Kingdom, provides reinsurance and insurance to worldwide property and casualty markets and reinsurance to life insurers. Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), dac. provides reinsurance to non‐life insurers in Europe. Everest Insurance® refers to the primary insurance operations of Everest Re Group, Ltd., and its affiliated companies which offer property, casualty and specialty lines insurance on both an admitted and non‐admitted basis in the U.S. and internationally. The Company also operates within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 2786. In addition, through Mt. Logan Re, Ltd., the Company manages segregated accounts, capitalized by the Company and third party investors that provide reinsurance for property catastrophe risks. Additional information on Everest Re Group companies can be found at the Group’s web site at




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