New CEO for Everest Insurance International


Everest Insurance, the diversified specialty insurance division of Everest Re Group, has announced that Vincent Vandendael has joined as CEO of Everest Insurance International.

Vandendael 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 chief executive officer (CEO) of Everest Insurance. He will be based out of the Everest Insurance London office.

He brings twenty-eight years of diversified global insurance experience to Everest throughout specialty and financial lines. Prior to joining Everest, Vandendael was chief commercial officer at Lloyd’s of London responsible for all business development. He also led Lloyd’s global network, and was 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, Vandendael spent seventeen years in positions of increasing responsibility at Zurich Insurance Company, most recently serving as CEO Global Corporate, Asia Pacific.

“We are pleased to welcome Vincent to Everest,” said Zaffino. “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, 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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