Mon 03 Sep 2012 – Lloyd’s, the world’s specialist insurance market, has today announced the appointment of Vincent Vandendael as Director, International Markets.Mr Vandendael will take up his position by the end of this year and will be responsible for the development and management of all Lloyd’s global operations outside North America, seeking out opportunities to promote and further strengthen the market around the world. He joins Lloyd’s from Zurich Insurance Company where he was most recently Chief Executive Officer of the Global Corporate unit in Asia-Pacific. He will be based in London.
Lloyd’s CEO Dr Richard Ward said: “I am delighted that Vincent is joining the Lloyd’s Executive Team. The continued development of Lloyd’s global reach is a key part of our Vision 2025. As we look to cement our position as the global centre for specialist insurance and reinsurance, the international insurance experience that Vincent brings, in particular from the fast-growing Asia-Pacific economies, will be invaluable to us.”
Vincent Vandendael said: “Lloyd’s is the world’s number one specialist insurance brand and I’m thrilled to be joining at such an exciting time in its history. As the market looks to further develop its global presence, I’m excited about the challenge of driving forwards the international agenda.”
Vincent Vandendael biography
Mr Vandendael brings more than 22 years of international insurance experience to Lloyd’s, joining from Zurich Insurance Company where he was most recently Chief Executive Officer of the Global Corporate unit in Asia-Pacific. He joined Zurich in 1994, initially taking responsibility for building and leading the Financial Lines team in the Benelux region and rising to Chief Underwriting Officer for the Global Corporate unit in Asia Pacific by 2009. Prior to Zurich, he held a number of roles at Chubb Insurance Company.