Vagenende will be based in the London office and will be responsible for developing innovative new products and derivative versions of policy forms for the Financial Lines operation across the UK. She will report directly to Gary Everson, Regional Head of Financial Lines at AGCS and also forms part of the Financial Lines Global product team in Munich under Joachim Albers, Global Head of Product Development for Financial Lines.
Vagenende has 15 years experience in risk management, broking and underwriting in the Financial Lines arena. She previously worked for Siemens AG in Munich as Senior Insurance Consultant, responsible for Financial Lines and BP plc as a Insurance and Finance Consultant. Prior to her appointment to AGCS she worked as Senior Underwriter, Financial Institutions and D&O at Liberty Mutual.
Gary Everson, Regional Head of Financial Lines at AGCS comments: 'In joining our team, Elke represents the latest step up in AGCS Financial Lines service and professionalism in the UK. Her skillset enhances the capability to work on new and bespoke products for the benefit of our customers and her understanding of the financial lines market movements and developments are key in the role. I am excited about the support and expertise Elke brings to the operation now and in the future'.