John R. Berger
, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. John R. Berger is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. and has served in these positions since December 22, 2011. With effect from March 1, 2015, Mr. Berger serves as the Chief Executive Officer of our subsidiary, Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd. Until February 28, 2015, Mr. Berger also served as the Chief Underwriting Officer of Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd. Mr. Berger is an insurance industry veteran with over thirty years of experience, the majority of which was spent as the principal executive officer of three successful reinsurance companies. Mr. Berger served as Chief Executive Officer, Reinsurance and Vice Chairman of the board of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (previously known as Max Capital Group Ltd.) from May 2010 until August 2011. He also served as Chairman of Alterra Reinsurance Limited (previously known as Harbor Point Re Limited), Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Capital Services Inc. (previously known as Harbor Point Services, Inc.), and as a director of Alterra Agency Limited (Harbor Point Agency Limited), New Point III Limited and New Point Re III Limited. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Harbor Point Ltd. from December 2005 until May 2010. From August 1998 to December 2005, he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chubb Re, Inc. From November 1983 to August 1998, he held various positions at F&G Re, including Chief Executive Officer and President. Following the acquisition of USF&G by The St. Paul Companies, from April 1998 until August 1998, he served as President of the North American Treaty operation of St. Paul Re and President of F&G Re. Prior to 1983, Mr. Berger was an Underwriter at General Re and Prudential Reinsurance. Mr. Berger is a Member of the board of directors of the Reinsurance Association of America. He earned an undergraduate degree in Economics from Princeton University and an MBA from Rutgers University.