Appointments – October 2023

Who are the most recent appointments as directors and C-levels in the Benelux? Discover the new faces of Wilink and Allianz.


Dorsan van Hecke appointed CEO of Wilink Insurance, succeeding Dominique Dejean

Dorsan van Hecke

Dorsan van Hecke has over 15 years of experience in the sector and has held a number of senior positions at Generali and Delta Lloyd, before becoming CEO of Athora Belgium. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Assuralia and Portima.

His mission will be to reinforce the development of Wilink Insurance, which celebrates its 10th anniversary next year.

Elke Vagenende appointed Commercial Managing Director of Allianz for its Benelux and Nordic region

Elke Vagenende

Elke Vagenende has already served Allianz in several positions, including Head of Market Management in the UK, Head of Financial Institutions and Head of Product Development for financial business. She then joined WTW in 2018 and moved to AIG where she has been Head of Multinational since 2021. Elke will join Allianz in the first quarter of 2024 to lead the newly created region under the new name Allianz Commercial.

She will represent all of Allianz’s general insurance solutions for medium-sized businesses, large companies and specialized clients in the market.