News - Insurance

CFO Forum named Delfin Rueda of NN Group as Chair

According to The European Insurance CFO Forum, Delfin Rueda, Chief Financial Officer of NN Group, has been appointed as Chair of the CFO Forum and will succeed Matt Rider of Aegon, starting with 1st of January 2021.

Mark Versey was named as Chief Executive of Aviva Investors

Aviva appointed Mark Versey as Chief Executive of Aviva Investors. He will join Aviva's Group Executive Committee, reporting to Aviva Group CEO, Amanda Blanc, and will assume his new role with immediate effect, after the regulatory approval.

BULGARIA: FSC postpones European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) reporting by one year

In 2013, the European Directive 2013/50/EC pushed all annual financial statements of issuers whose securities are admitted to trading on regulated markets in the EU to be drawn up in a single electronic reporting format (ESEF), starting from 1 January 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Financial Supervision Commission of Bulgaria (FSC) decided to postpone for one more year the implementation, allowing the companies to focus on the management of the pandemic crisis.

Standard & Poor's confirms UNIQA with "A-" rating, stable outlook

On 18 December 2020, Standard & Poor's (S&P) confirmed its "A-" rating of UNIQA Insurance Group with a stable outlook. Positive factors in S&P's decision particularly included the company's strong market position in Austria, CEE and Russia, its leading role in health insurance in Austria and its "excellent" capital adequacy.

BBVA ALLIANZ Seguros begins operations in Spain

BBVA Allianz Seguros, the new bancassurance joint venture between ALLIANZ Seguros and BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA (BBVA) announced in April of this year, will begin to operate in Spain.

CRO Forum names AEGON's CRO as new head

AEGON's Chief Risk Officer Allegra van HOVELL-PATRIZI has been elected as the new Chairlady for industry association CRO Forum. She will hold the position for the next 12 months.