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Everest Re names former AIG exec to accident and health post

Posted On: Oct. 14, 2022 1:19 PM CST

Shawn Austin

Everest Re Group Ltd. said Friday that former American International Group Inc. executive Shawn Austin has been named senior vice president, head of accident and health, for North America, effective Oct. 24.

Mr. Austin will be responsible for strategy development and execution for accident and health in North America, an Everest statement said. Based in New York, he will report to Jim Williamson, Everest Group COO and head of reinsurance.

He succeeds Lou Monteagudo, who will be retiring in December after 26 years with the Everest Re.

Mr. Austin previously served as head of AIG’s North American accident and health business.