Paul VanDenBosch Named President of Nationwide Private Client

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Paul VanDenBosch has been named President of Nationwide Private Client. The announcement was made by Tom Clark, President of Excess & Surplus/Specialty for Nationwide. VanDenBosch succeeds Jim Pedersen who retired following the close of the 2017 calendar year.

Nationwide Private Client products and services are designed specifically to address the unique needs of high value homes and autos, collections, personal excess liability, secondary residences and additional exposures. Nationwide Private Client offers the agility and responsiveness of a broad network of insurance professionals who provide concierge claims service and one-on-one support from risk solutions consultants.

VanDenBosch has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently as regional vice president for Nationwide’s Southwestern Regional Operations in Scottsdale, Arizona. Prior to this position, VanDenBosch held positions within Nationwide inclusive of officer and associate vice president. He started within the insurance industry as an exclusive agent.

“Having worked with Paul extensively, I am confident he will bring tremendous leadership to all aspects of the role,” said Clark. “As Nationwide Private Client continues to grow and establish its national footprint, Paul’s industry expertise and ability to build strong relationships will help foster future success for this core business unit.” 

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