Generali Group has elected its general manager Frédéric de Courtois to vice president of Insurance Europe, the European (re)insurance federation, for a 3 year term.
De Courtois, was elected at Insurance Europe’s General Assembly meeting in Bucharest. He succeeds Torbjörn Magnusson, group chief executive officer and president of Sampo Insurance Group.
He began his career in the insurance sector in 1993, holding several management positions in various global markets.
Andreas Brandstetter, Insurance Europe’s president, CEO & chairman of UNIQA Insurance Group, said: “I am delighted to welcome Frédéric to this important role. Frédéric 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.”
Brandstetter added: “I would like to thank Torbjörn 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.”