Mariusz W. WICHTOWSKI, Keynote Speaker at "IIF 2014 ?€“ Motor Insurance
?€“ The Road Towards Profitability"
combined ratio in MTPL is one of the biggest problems in many countries,
and in many cases is close or even higher than 100%. However, there
are also examples showing that it is possible to have claims ratios
of 90% or even better than that and this is the direction we should
all go," Mariusz W. WICHTOWSKI, President of CoB, stated in a interview for XPRIMM following the 2012 edition of IIF-Motor Insurance
Conference. Two years later, the situation is not much different,
although certain steps towards a better profitability in motor insurance
have been taken.
Mariusz WICHTOWSKI will
give a Keynote speech on the current status and main issues on the
Green Card insurers' agenda at the 2014 edition of the IIF 2014 ?€“ "Motor Insurance ?€“ the road towards profitability", which will take place in Istanbul, on April 6th-7th, 2014.
In this context, transferring the best practices towards the emerging
markets, with the aim of improving the markets?€™ sustainability, remains
a top priority. Thus, the forthcoming edition of the event will once
again provide the perfect opportunity to analyze and identify the
best options for increasing profitability in motor insurance, including
the claims control.
W. WICHTOWSKI - Short bio
Lawyer by training, Mariusz W. WICHTOWSKI was elected as President
of CoB in May, 2010, thus becoming the first Central & Eastern
European to be elected to this key responsibility. Since 2000,
he is also Chairman at Polish Motor Insurers Bureau. Prior to his
election, he was already a member of various committees of the
Council of Bureaux and the chairman of its Monitoring Committee.
WICHTOWSKI started his professional career in September 1979 at
the Poznan Branch Office of WARTA Insurance and Reinsurance Company,
where he acted as Head of Department for assessing claims in the
Blue and Green Card Systems. From 1996 to September 2000, he was
the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Motor Insurers?€™
Company and from 1996 to 2005 he was simultaneously Member and
subsequently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Insurance
Mariusz W. WICHTOWSKI published many articles about
civil liability in respect of the use of motor vehicles and insurance
law in Poland. For many years, he also took an active role in the
legislation process serving as a Member of the Council on Financial
Market Development under the Minister of Finance of the Republic