Everest Insurance, the insurance division of Everest Re Group, Ltd, has appointed industry veteran Andrew Kendrick as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors for Everest Insurance (Ireland), Dac, effective April 7.
Additionally, Kendrick will serve as an advisor to Everest Insurance International as the company aims to continue to advance its international growth strategy.
“We are pleased to welcome Andrew to the European Board,” said Juan C. Andrade, Everest President and CEO. “His industry and regulatory experience across Europe and around the world will be an asset as we continue to scale our insurance business and augment our global capabilities.”
His four-decade-long underwriting career spans executive leadership positions at some of the world’s largest insurance companies. Most recently, he served as President and Chairman of Chubb European Group, where he focused on regulatory matters including oversight of the company’s Brexit plans.
Kendrick also held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of ACE Bermuda before being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of ACE European Group.
He later served as President & Chairman of ACE, where he oversaw the company’s acquisition of Chubb and its rebrand. Earlier in his career, he was Director of Underwriting & Active Underwriter of Syndicate 2488 at Lloyd’s.
Kendrick has also significant experience advising boards of global and regulatory organisations.
He was a member of the Lloyd’s Underwriting and Claims Committee and Lloyd’s Market Association Board, including a rotation as Chair. He also previously served as Non-Executive Director of the Lloyd’s Franchise Board and is currently Chairman of Tysers Insurance Brokers Board.
Adam Clifford, co-lead of Everest Insurance International, commented: “Andrew is a distinguished industry veteran with extensive experience leading successful expansion strategies for global insurance organisations.
“This, coupled with his board service to several multi-national organisations, makes him a valuable addition to Everest’s European Board of Directors.”