Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has promoted Elke Vagenende to the role of Head of Financial Institutions (FI) Regional Unit London. Her responsibilities will be to, drive the FI portfolio and work with new and existing clients. Her appointment supports AGCS goal of having the right expertise locally and training the talent within the business to fill strategically important roles.
Elke joined AGCS in 2012 as Head of Product Development UK and has 16 years of relevant market experience in various Financial Lines roles. She brings relevant experience in underwriting Financial Institutions, both in the UK and European markets and has already demonstrated to be a strong contributor to the overall success of AGCS Financial Lines.
Kevin Northcott, Head of Financial Lines Regional Unit London, commented: ‘Financial Institutions is an integral part of the Financial Lines portfolio in the UK, with the team we have in place and the appointment of Elke we are well positioned to build on our current successes. With her excellent knowledge of the FI market and strong market presence I know she will find new opportunities for growth.’