Insurance Europe, the European insurance and reinsurance federation, has elected Alexander Sarrigeorgiou, chair and CEO of Eurolife, as its new Vice-President (VP).
Sarrigeorgiou has led Eurolife for 18 years, and before this was CEO of Allianz Insurance in Greece for over five years. He also chairs the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies, and has held the position since 2018.
Additionally, he is also a Member of General Council of the Hellenic Federation for Enterprises (SEV); Member of the Board & the Executive Committee of the IOBE Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research; and Member of the Advisory Board at NOMIKOS A.M. Transworld Maritime Agencies S.A..
Commenting on his appointment, Sarrigeorgiou said: “I am honoured to have been elected Insurance Europe’s vice president. Our world faces many challenges, and insurers are well placed to support our societies and economies via their roles as protectors and long-term investors.
“I therefore look forward to working with my colleagues to represent our industry in the legislative discussions that will shape our ability to continue making these important contributions.”
Sarrigeorgiou mandate will run until June 2025. He is succeeding Sandro Panizza, who left the position in October 2022.
Insurance Europe’s president, Andreas Brandstetter, CEO & chair of UNIQA Insurance Group, said: “I am delighted to congratulate Alexander on his appointment. His significant industry experience will add great value to our advocacy in the years ahead.”
He added: “I would like to thank Sandro for his significant dedication to and support of our industry during his time as Insurance Europe’s vice-president.”