The Pan-European Insurance Forum PEIF appointed Thomas BUBERL of AXA as Chair

The Pan-European Insurance Forum (PEIF) appointed Thomas BUBERL, CEO of the AXA Group, as Chair, succeeding Oliver BAETE, Chairman of the Board of Management of ALLIANZ SE.

The PEIF is an active platform where the CEOs of major European headquartered (re)insurance groups (AEGON, ALLIANZ, AVIVA, AXA, GENERALI, MAPFRE, MUNICH Re, RSA, SWISS Re, UNIQA, and ZURICH) discuss policy and regulatory matters affecting the European insurance industry, including with external stakeholders, such as regulators and policymakers. The PEIF also collaborates with industry bodies such as Insurance Europe, the CFO Forum and the CRO Forum. It strives to foster a competitive European insurance market as well as a better understanding of the insurance business model and its role in the economy and society.

Welcoming the appointment of Thomas BUBERL, Oliver BAETE said: "I am very pleased to hand over the leadership of PEIF to someone with Thomas's skills and experience. I am confident that under Thomas BUBERL, PEIF will succeed in representing our industry in the regulatory debates that will shape the insurance sector in the period to come."

Thomas BUBERL said: "I would like to thank Oliver for his important contribution to the European insurance industry as Chair of PEIF. During his 3-year tenure, he expanded the scope of areas covered by PEIF and its public visibility particularly on digitalization, consumer protection and capital markets. Thanks to Oliver, PEIF is firmly positioned as a crucial voice in the pivotal questions to tackle in the insurance regulatory framework."

Thomas BUBERL continued: "I look forward to pursuing PEIF's collective work on contributing to a better understanding of the challenges the insurance sector faces, as well as its essential contribution to the economy. I am convinced that insurers' decisive role in the emerging digitalized economy will continue to grow, including through providing effective lasting solutions to major societal challenges (health, aging, etc.) while contributing to the financing of the economy. In pursuing these objectives, the PEIF will continue to foster an open and fair dialogue with public authorities."

Follow XPRIMM Publications on LinkedIn, for more data on the insurance and financial industry.

Share |

Related articles

WTW expanded its presence in Kazakhstan

Global insurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) expanded its presence in Kazakhstan - by opening a new entity to serve clients in "this key Central Asian growth market", as the company officials affirmed in a statement.

2018-11-15

Lloyd's post-Brexit unit is established and operational

Lloyd's, the global insurance and reinsurance market, announced its post-Brexit unit - Lloyd's Brussels - is established and operational. "Lloyd's Brussels is Lloyd's first Europe wide operation and will bring Lloyd's expertise closer to its customers and partners in Europe".

2018-11-14

ALLIANZ' Q3 net profit increased by 23.6% to EUR 1.9 billion

German insurer ALLIANZ announced its total revenues increased by 7.9%, to EUR 30.5 billion in Q3 2018, while the operating profit grew by 20.6%, to EUR 3.0 billion. Overall, the net income attributable to shareholders was up by 23.6% to EUR 1.9 billion, "mainly driven by the increased operating profit".

2018-11-14

ON THE MOVE

IGI appoints its first Chief Technology Officer

International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Nasser ZAGHA to the newly-created role of Chief Technology Officer.

15.11.2018

TOP EVENT

Reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance means, discussed in Skopje

On November 1st, an Agricultural insurance conference took place in Skopje, Macedonia, organized by the Insurance Supervision Agency in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy. Drawing attention to the necessity of reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance was the event's main purpose.

06.11.2018

IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD

Emmanuel DJENGUE, Innovation Director, Europe - RGAX, Spain is the Keynote Speaker at IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD Conference in Bucharest, on November 27.

05.11.2018

See all