Everest Insurance hires wholesale distribution leader from AIG's Lexington
Everest Insurance, the specialty insurance division of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, has appointed Rick Taute as vice president, marketing & distribution and national wholesale distribution leader for insurance.
Taute most recently worked at Lexington Insurance Company (AIG) where he was executive vice president of the Lexington National Branch, managing a staff of executives and underwriters responsible for all products within Lexington’s wholesale book of business while also overseeing wholesale broker distribution management for Lexington and AIG.
Dane Lopes, chief commercial officer, said: “Adding someone with Rick’s deep experience in the wholesale space to oversee the significant Everest Insurance wholesale distribution platform is an important step in servicing the growing wholesale market with streamlined access and differentiated products."
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