The Azerbaijan International Insurance Forum

July 7th-8th, 2011
Baku Business Center, Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan

The event will focus on discussion of conditions and priority directions of development of insurance and reinsurance business in the local and Middle Asia insurance markets.

The forum will also reveal the potential and wide investment possibilities in the sphere of insurance within the region, being also a unique opportunity to exchange experience and set up business meetings in order to develop partnership relations.

Moreover, top managers of national insurance, reinsurance and brokerage companies from all over Middle Asia, Caucasian Region, Turkey, Russia and CIS will attend the event, thus making it an excellent networking opportunity within these selected regions.

Azerbaijan Insurers Association

With the Official Support of
Ministry of Finance of the Azerbaijan Republic


Official Publication

Thursday, July 7th

09.00 - 09.30


09.30 - 09.45

Official Opening

09.45 - 13.30

PART 1 - Trends and prospects of the local and international insurance markets

09.30 - 09.45

Official Opening

PART 1 - Trends and prospects of the local and international insurance markets

In the chair:
Member of the Board
Insurance Practitioners' Association, Turkey

09.45 - 11.00

Section 1: Azeri insurance market overview in the regional context

  • Namik KHALILOV, Head of State Insurance Supervision Service, Ministry of Finance, Azerbaijan
  • Chingiz MEHDIYEV, Chairman of the Management Board, Az Re Reinsurance Company, Azerbaijan - download
  • Sergiu COSTACHE, President, Media XPRIMM, Romania - download
  • Igor SHEKOVTSOV, Director, International Business Dept., UNITY Re, Russia - download

11.00 - 11.30

Coffee - Break

11.30 - 13.30

Section 2- Development of mandatory motor insurance classes

  • Ulf LEMOR, Consultant, AVUS Group, Austria - download
  • Kleman Malcan, Head of Office, AVUS GROUP, Greece - download
  • Dr. Richard J. Nathschlager, Vice Chairman of the Management Board, Central and Eastern Europe & CIS, AUDATEX, Austria - download
  • Tomas SINICKI, Managing Director, NEXUM IT, Lithuania - download

13.30 - 14.30

Lunch (sponsored by Ateshgah Hayat Life Insurance, AXA MBASK Insurance Company, Standard Insurance Company)

14.30 - 15.30

Section 3 - Mandatory householdinsurance - a national solution in managing cat risks?

  • Azer ALIYEV, Agil ABDULLAYEV, International Finance Corporation (IFC) - download
  • Ahmet CELEBILER, Member of the Board, Insurance Practitioners' Association, Turkey - download
  • Rustam YULDASHAEV, Head of Insurance Department, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia

17:00 - 19:30

Sightseeing bus tour in the centre of Baku

20:00 - 22:00

Dinner(sponsored by AzRe Reinsurance Company and International Insurance Company)

Friday, July 8th

PART II - Life, Bancassurance and personal insurance lines - new drivers of the market growth

In the Chair:
Managing Partner
INSURANCE Training & Consulting, Romania

10.00 - 12.00

Section 1: Life & Bancassurance - Developing the life insurance segment on the emergent markets; Banks and relationships with insurance market

  • Jetse de VRIES, CEO, ING Emeklilik, Turkey
  • Paul WARREN, Managing Director, WARRENFAM Actuary, UK
  • Romeo JANTEA, Managing Partner, INSURANCE Training & Consulting, Romania - download

12.00 - 13.00

Section 2: Compulsory personal insurance (PI) lines

  • George KOUTINAS, Managing Director, KOUTINAS -Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers, Greece - download


ALFA INSURANCE Company, AzerbaijanIbrahim IBRAHIMOVChairman of the Board
Kamran BAGIROVMember of the Board, Director of Insurance Department
A-Group, Insurance Company, AzerbaijanAnar BAYRAMOVChairman of the Board
Ali BAYRAMOVVice-Chairman
Natavan MEMEDOVAVice-Chairman
ATA Sigorta, Insurance Company, AzerbaijanTamerlan HAJIYEVChairman of the Board
Sabina BABAYEVADeputy Chairman of the Board
Fuad ALIYEVDirector of Business Development Department
Gunel MIRIYEVADirector of Insurance and Reinsurance Department
Azer FARAJOVDirector of Legal Service
Aydan TALISHLIUnderwriting Consultant
ATESHGAH Hayat, Life-Insurance Company, AzerbaijanAkper MADATLIActing Chairman of the Board
Ayla MUSTAFAYEVAHead of Corporate Sales Department
Shafaq HASANOVAEndowment Life Insurance Department, Head of the Department
ATESHGAH Sigorta, Insurance Company, AzerbaijanTalat SAFAROVChairman of the Board
Igor SMAGAExecutive Director
Natug AMIRDJANOVChief of the Auditing Committee
Ughur IBRAHIMLIHead of the Underwriting and Reinsurance Department
Sadig MANSUROVUnderwriting and Product Development Department, Head of Department
AUDATEX, AustriaRichard NATHSCHLAEGERVice Chairman of the Board, Central and Eastern Europe & CIS
AVRASIYA Reinsurance Broker, TurkeyNebil HUSEYINIJoint Executive Chairman
AVUS Group, GreeceKleman MALCANHead of Office
AVUS Group, AustriaUlf LEMORConsultant
AXA MBASK, Insurance Company, AzerbaijanRashad ABBASOVFirst Deputy of the Executive Board
Lana LYAPINAChief of the Operational Officer
Selcuk ADIGEZALChief Financial Officer
AzInsurance, AzerbaijanAbbas BABAYEVChairman of the Board
Elkham HASHIMOVChairman of the Board of Directors
Anar TALIBOVVice-Chairman
Magsud MUSLUM-ZADADirector of Insurance and Reinsurance Operating Department
Az Re - Reinsurance Company, AzerbaijanChingiz MEHDIYEVChairman of the Management Board
AZAL Sigorta, Insurance Company, AzebaijanNiyazi IMANOVChairman of the Board
Rena QULIYEVAMember of the Board
Kamala ABISHOVAMember of the Board
Azerbaijan Insurance AssociationAzer ALIYEVExecutive Director
Gulnara HUSEYNOVAOffice Manager
Rovshan AHMEDOVLawyer
Azerbaijan Insurance BrokingShihi ABULFAZDirector
AZER Sigorta, State Commercial Insurance Company, AzerbaijanMohubbat FARAJOVVice-Chairman
Vugar BABAKISHIYEVDirector of Department of Reinsurance and International Relations
Afgan MIRZAYEVDirector of Low Department
ASIA Insurance, UzbekistanRashid MAMEDOVGeneral Manager
Azerbaijan Senaye Sigorta, Insurance Company, AzerbaijanRashad AHMEDOVChairman of the Board
Intigam SEYFULLAVice-Chairman
Kanan ASKEROVChief of the Underwriting and Reinsurance Department
Tarana MUSAYEVAActuary
BUSIN Insurance Company, UkraineIrina MOROZOVAExecutive Director
BEST Re, Reinsurance Company, TurkeyHafid HACHANIGeneral Director
BRUSSELS Insurance Broker, RomaniaSebastien NASSIFGeneral Director
CATLIN, GermanyKerim TARMANProject Manager
CHALLENGE Group, RussiaPavel KRASNOVDeputy Director General
CONSULTING GROUP LLC, AzerbaijanElkhan GULIYEVGeneral Director
CASPIAN International Broking, AzerbaijanTeymur GULIYEVManaging Director
EURASIA Insurance Company, KazakhstanRolan SAKENOVExecutive Director
Nurjan JANTUREYEVUnderwriter
EUROPEAN INSURANCE ALLIANCE, UkraineVladimir SHEVCHENKOChairman of the Supervisory Board
EVEREST Advisors UK Ltd., UKTatiana GARDESTYBranch Manager
International Financial Corporation (IFC), Representative Office, AzerbaijanAzer ALIYEVProject Representative
Agil ABDULLAYEVLegal Advisor
Rasmina GURBATOVACommunications Associate
ING Emeklik, TurkeyJetse Frederik DE VRIESCEO
IngosStrakh, Insurance Company, Representative Office, AzerbaijanKamala RZAYEVADirector
IngosStrakh, Insurance Company, RussiaNikolay KURANOVInward Treaty Reinsurance Division, Chief of Russia, CIS and Baltic States Unit
Insurance Practitioners' Association, TurkeyAhmet CELEBILERMember of the Board
INSURANCE, Training & Consulting, RomaniaRomeo JANTEAManaging Partner
INTERNATIONAL Insurance Company, AzerbaijanMamed Sadikh MAMMADOVChairman of the Board
Kamran BABAYEVHead of Internal Audit Department
Irada HUSEYNOVA-DEYSTANICounselor of the Chairman of the Board
Farug MUGANLINSKIHead of Department
ISTANBUL UNDERWRITING Center, TurkeyHuseyn AKBULUTReinsurance Consultant
Sevi ACINReinsurance Consultant
KAPITAL Insurance JSL, RussiaSergey KOSVINTSEVDeputy General Director
Maria SHOLKHOVAHead of Department
KAPITAL Reinsurance, RussiaAndrey KOZLOVDirector
K.M. DASTUR & Company Ltd, UKAyvaz HUSEINOVBusiness Development Representative, CIS Region
KOUTINAS - Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers, GreeceGeorge KOUTINASManaging Director
LEMMA Insurance Company, UkraineIgor VASILCHENKOVice-Chairman
Oleg KIRBABAHead of the Reinsurance Department
MAPFRE Genel Sigorta AS, TurkeyMert GUVENERCorporate Risks Supervisor
MARSH - Insurance and Reinsurance Broker, AzerbaijanTural GASIMOVBusiness Development Manager - Azerbaijan Region
Shahin AHMEDOVCountry Manager
Media XPRIMM, RomaniaSergiu COSTACHEPresident
Oleg DORONCEANUInternational Markets Coordinator
Vlad PANCIUProject Manager XPRIMM TV
MEGA Sigorta Insurance Company, AzerbaijanAfgan MURTUZAYEVChairman of Board
Murad BABAYEVReinsurance Specialist
Ministry of Finance, AzerbaijanNamik KHALILOVHead of State Insurance Supervision Service
MIT Consulting Ltd MMC, AzerbaijanAzer QARAYEVPresident
Moscow State University, RussiaRustam YULDASHEVHead of Insurance Department
Igor KOTLOBOVSKIVice-Chancellor
MOSKVA Re, RussiaAleksandr PETROVDeputy General Director
Pavel MAKSIMOVDirector of the Property Risk Department
NEXUM Insurance Technologies, LithuaniaTomas SINICKIManaging Director
PASHA Hayat Sigorta, AzerbaijanMursal RUSTAMOVChairman of the Board
Niyaz ISMAYILOVVice-Chairman
Farkhad ABDULLAYEVReinsurance Assistant
Dilara BABAYEVAChief Accountant
Ulviyya GULIYEVAUnderwriting Specialist
PASHA Sigorta, Insurance Company, AzerbaijanNofel RZAYEVChairman of Board
Orkhan MAMEDOVMember of the Board
Tural ALIYEVSenior Reinsurance Executive
Aygun MELIKOVAUnderwriting and Reinsurance Manager
Zokhra MAMEDOVAUnderwriting Specialist
PIONEER Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers Pvt Ltd, IndiaPradnya Ramdas BHADLIKARAssistant Manager - Reinsurance
Akshay Javarprakash KAMATHAVP Reinsurance
POLISH Reinsurance Company, PolandMalgorzata JAWORSKAArea Manager
Magdalena CZAJAReinsurance Manager
QARANT Sigorta, Insurance Company, AzerbaijanFuad ALLAHVERDIYEVDeputy Chairman of the Board
Eldar ABBASZADEHUnderwritinig General Specialist
Anar BUTAYEVUnderwriting Assistant
ROSNO, Agency in Azerbaijan RepublicEmin ASLANOVDirector
SANOHOLDING, GuineaSanoh ISSAPresident
Gueye Cheikh SADIBOUBrokarage Technical Agent
Kaba MAMADOUCommercial Agent
Mbaye IBRAHIMATechnical Agent
Mbaye ASSANEBrokerage Commercial Agent
Sow AMADOUAssurance Marketing Agent
Nguessan Akissi NADEGEAssurance Marketing Agent
Societe de Courtage - Insurance and Reinsurance Broker, AzerbaijanMarina NOVSKAYADeputy General Director
Andrei FEDOROVSwiss Office Director
Mamedali HUSEYNOVDirector
Gunay ALIYEVAInsurance and Reinsurance Specialist
STANDARD Insurance Company, AzerbaijanKamal IBRAHIMOVChairman of the Board
Aydin RAHMANOVFirst Vice-Chairman of the Board
Mustafa ABBASBEYLIHead of Legal Department
TIT, Insurance Company, RussiaDmitriy KUTIRINDeputy General Director
TRANSSIB Re, RussiaAleksandr MILAKHINChief Underwriter
TURKER Broker, TurkeyEray TURKERAssistant General Manager
THEMSE Group Insurance Company, AzerbaijanSamir MUSTAFAYEVChairman of the Executive Board
ULTRA Computers Company, AzerbaijanZaur MAMMADZADEDirector
UNITY Re, RussiaDmitri GARMASHDeputy CEO
Dmitri VANINDirector, International Business Department
Igor SHEKHOVTSOVDirector, International Business Department
WarrenFAM Actuary, UKPaul WARRENManaging Director
XALG SIGORTA Insurance Company, AzerbaijanAliakper TAHERIVice-Chairman
Mehriban MAMEDOVAHead of Operations and Reinsurance Department
Emin TAHIROVHead of Movable Property Insurance Division
Ali AFSANESenior Specialist of Operationas and Reinsurance Department

The second International Insurance Forum is going to be held in "Baku Business Centre"


Baku city, Neftchiler avenue 44

The guests of the second Azerbaijan International Insurance Forum is going to be accommodated in 'Park Inn" hotel which is situated in Baku city.
Park Inn Azerbaijan is located near the harbor of the Caspian Sea in the centre of Baku. It is nestled in the heart of the business and entertainment district and within walking distance of the main shopping area. The hotel offers fantastic view of the city and the Caspian Sea.

  • 248 newly-decorated guest rooms with panoramic views of either the Caspian Sea and Boulevard or the city
  • Fully-equipped business centre
  • Restaurant, bar and coffee shop
  • Five modern conference rooms and an elegant ballroom with a large foyer
  • Wireless Internet access/WiFi in all guest rooms
  • Gift shop
  • 24 hour room service
  • Workout room
  • Open parking facilities
  • Just 30 minutes drive to the Heydar Aliyev International Airport


Baku 1 Azadlig Avenue, AZ1000
Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: (994 12) 490 6000
Fax: (994 12) 496 8900


For more details, please contact:

Mrs. Gulnara GUSEYNOVA
Tel.: (+99412) 49.75.603
Mrs. Daniela ALECU
Tel.: +40752.111.410

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