Everest Insurance has announced the appointment of Vincent Vandendael as CEO of Everest Insurance International. In his role, Vandendael will lead all facets of Everest operations outside North America. He will report to Jonathan Zaffino, president and CEO of Everest Insurance.
Vandendael brings 20 years of industry experience to the role. Prior to joining Everest, he served as chief commercial officer at Lloyd’s of London, and was responsible for all business development. He also led Lloyd’s global network, 31 offices that support Lloyd’s licenses to operate in more than 200 territories across the globe. Before joining Lloyd’s, Vandendael served as CEO of global corporate, Asia-Pacific, for Zurich Insurance Company.
“We are pleased to welcome Vincent to Everest,” Zaffino said. “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 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.”