Ricardo Anzaldua named Everest EVP and general counsel
Bermudian-based Everest Re Group Ltd has appointed Ricardo Anzaldua as executive vice-president and group general counsel, effective June 12.
Mr Anzaldua will report to president and CEO Juan C Andrade and will serve on the company’s executive leadership team.
Mr Andrade said: “Ricardo is a highly accomplished and trusted strategic adviser whose exceptional legal acumen and extensive knowledge of complex, global business and legal issues make him a valuable addition to our senior leadership team.
“Ricardo’s experience in fluently navigating broad regulatory, compliance and litigation issues across the US, Bermuda and other global markets will be an asset as we advance our global strategic objectives.
“With a proven track record of developing talent and collaborative, diverse and inclusive teams, Ricardo is a high-impact leader who shares Everest’s cultural values.”
The company said Mr Anzaldua joins Everest with more than three decades of legal, corporate governance and re/insurance industry expertise, spanning the US, Bermuda and other global jurisdictions and industries across the public and private sectors.
Most recently, he was EVP, general counsel and corporate secretary for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation “Freddie Mac,” in the US where he led the enterprise legal, corporate secretarial and board governance functions and executed a successful organisational restructuring to create significant professional development and career advancement opportunities for employees.
Prior to that, Mr Anzaldua was EVP and general counsel of MetLife Inc, where he oversaw the company’s global legal operations, global compliance and government relations.
He earned a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, where he studied development economics and Latin American history.