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Gen Re Announces Senior Appointments

Issue: January 2015 | Property/Casualty North America, Property/Casualty International

For immediate release
January 6, 2015

Stamford, CT, January 6, 2015 - Gen Re announces senior appointments at General Re Corporation, the holding company of the Group. Damon Vocke has been promoted to President. Tad Montross, Chairman and CEO, commented, “As General Counsel, Damon has helped institute a culture of discipline, good governance and risk management.” Damon is also Chairman of USAU and Faraday and has responsibility for Corporate Claims.

Bill Gasdaska has been promoted to Executive Vice President. Bill is the Group CFO. “Bill has been a superb CFO and a core member of the senior management team and this is recognition of his many contributions,” commented Tad Montross.  

Janice Englesbe, A. Morris Tooker and Dan Lyons were promoted to Senior Vice President. Janice Englesbe is the Group’s Deputy Chief Risk Officer. Mo Tooker is the President of General Reinsurance Corporation and runs Gen Re’s global direct Property Casualty reinsurance business. Dan Lyons is the group’s Chief Reserving Actuary.


Gen Re, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is one of the leading Property/Casualty and Life/Health reinsurers in the world, with a network of more than 40 branch and subsidiary offices in key reinsurance markets.



Sue Johnson
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