Everest Hires Vandendael As International CEO

September 2, 2018

Everest Insurance, the diversified specialty insurance division of Everest Re Group, Ltd., announced the addition of Vincent Vandendael as CEO of Everest Insurance International. Vincent will lead all facets of the Everest Insurance operations outside of North America.

He will join the Everest Insurance global leadership team and will report to Jonathan Zaffino, President and CEO of Everest Insurance.

Vincent brings twenty-eight years of diversified global insurance experience to Everest throughout specialty and financial lines. Prior to joining Everest, Vincent was Chief Commercial Officer at Lloyd’s of London responsible for all business development.

He also led Lloyd’s global network, which extends to 31 offices that support Lloyd’s licences to operate in over 200 territories worldwide. Vincent has also been instrumental in establishing Lloyd’s Brussels subsidiary, which is due to open in 2019 ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Before joining Lloyd’s in 2012, Vincent spent seventeen years in positions of increasing responsibility at Zurich Insurance Company, most recently serving as CEO Global Corporate, Asia Pacific. Vincent will be based out of the Everest InsuranceLondon office.

Jonathan Zaffino, President and CEO, Everest Insurance, commented “We are pleased to welcome Vincent to Everest. Attracting world class talent such as Vincent is a hallmark of the Everest Insurance strategy. Vincent’s unique and truly global experiences, particularly throughout Asia and Europe, coupled with his outstanding industry reputation and relationships, will serve to further strengthen the Everest Insurance capabilities outside of North America.

“Vincent will have management responsibility for our London operation, Everest’s Lloyd’s syndicate 2786, Everest Insurance Ireland dac, and will lead our further global expansion. Bringing someone of Vincent’s caliber and expertise to our seasoned team of industry veterans furthers our ability to execute upon our strategy of building the premier modern era specialty global insurer.”

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