A French citizen, de COURTOIS began his career in the insurance sector in 1993, holding several management positions in different markets all over the world.
Commenting on de COURTOIS' appointment, Insurance Europe's president, Andreas BRANDSTETTER, CEO & chairman of UNIQA Insurance Group, said:
"I am delighted to welcome Frederic to this important role. Frederic brings with him a vast wealth of knowledge about our industry and I am looking forward to working together with him to represent our industry."
De COURTOIS was elected today at Insurance Europe's General Assembly meeting in Bucharest. He succeeds Torbjorn MAGNUSSON, group CEO and president of SAMPO Insurance Group.
"I would like to thank Torbjorn for the huge contribution that he has made to our industry over the last six years. He has been particularly engaged in the area of new technologies and how they impact insurers. We would like to thank him for driving these debates so strongly within Insurance Europe."
Commenting on his appointment, de COURTOIS said:
"I am honoured to have been elected vice president and look forward to representing the European insurance industry, which makes a huge contribution both to our society and our economy. I will work hard to ensure that the regulatory environment for insurers properly reflects their business model and enables them to continue to deliver the best results for their clients."