Everest Insurance, a division of global reinsurer Everest Re Group, has announced the addition of Vincent Vandendael – who confirmed his departure from Lloyd’s earlier today – as Chief Executive Officer of Everest Insurance International. He will be based out of the firm’s London office.
Vandendael will report to Jonathan Zaffino, President and CEO of Everest Insurance and is to lead all facets of the Everest Insurance operations outside of North America. He will also join the Everest Insurance global leadership team.
“We are pleased to welcome Vincent to Everest. Attracting world class talent such as Vincent is a hallmark of the Everest Insurance strategy,” commented Zaffino.
Vandendael brings 28 years of diversified global insurance experience to Everest throughout specialty and financial lines. Prior to joining Everest, he was Chief Commercial Officer at Lloyd’s of London responsible for all business development.
Before joining Lloyd’s in 2012, Vandendael spent 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Zurich Insurance Company, most recently serving as CEO for Global Corporate, Asia Pacific.
“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,” added Zaffino.
“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 calibre 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.”