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Everest Insurance® Hires Vincent Vandendael as International CEO


Everest Insurance®, the diversified specialty insurance
division of Everest Re Group, Ltd., announced today the addition of
Vincent Vandendael as CEO of Everest Insurance®
International. Vincent 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 CEO of Everest Insurance®.

Vincent brings twenty-eight years of diversified global insurance
experience to Everest throughout specialty and financial lines. Prior to
joining Everest, Vincent was Chief Commercial Officer at Lloyd's of
London responsible for all business development. He also led Lloyd's
global network, which extends to 31 offices that support Lloyd's
licences to operate in over 200 territories worldwide. Vincent has also
been 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, Vincent spent seventeen years in
positions of increasing responsibility at Zurich Insurance Company, most
recently serving as CEO Global Corporate, Asia Pacific. Vincent will be
based out of the Everest Insurance® London office.

Jonathan Zaffino, President and CEO, Everest Insurance®,
commented "We are pleased to welcome Vincent to Everest. 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
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."

Everest Re Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda holding company that operates
through the following subsidiaries: Everest Reinsurance Company provides
reinsurance to property and casualty insurers in both the U.S. and
international markets. Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd., including
through its branch in the United Kingdom, provides reinsurance and
insurance to worldwide property and casualty markets and reinsurance to
life insurers. Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), dac. provides
reinsurance to non-life insurers in Europe. Everest Insurance®
refers to the primary insurance operations of Everest Re Group, Ltd.,
and its affiliated companies which offer property, casualty and
specialty lines insurance on both an admitted and non-admitted basis in
the U.S. and internationally. The Company also operates within the
Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 2786. In addition, through
Mt. Logan Re, Ltd., the Company manages segregated accounts, capitalized
by the Company and third party investors that provide reinsurance for
property catastrophe risks. Additional information on Everest Re Group
companies can be found at the Group's web site at

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