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IIFC Day 2 – There is no insurance without distribution channels

The second day of the 2nd International Insurance Fair began with a panel titled "The Role of Intermediaries in the Future," emphasizing the significance of agents and brokers in the industry and underscoring that a future without intermediaries is not plausible.

IIFC Day 2: Motor insurance segment is leading the industry digital transformation

The Insurtech Digital Panel in the second day of the International Insurance Fair and Congress in Antalya brought into discussion not only the necessity and benefits of digitalization in insurance, but also some of the most frequently encountered fears about embracing the technological “revolution” in course.

IIFC Day 1: Fair competition is a key element for market development

The “Leadership Role of Companies in the Future” panel was chaired by the NTV Journalist Noyan Doğan. Panelists discussed about the perspectives of the insurance sector for the next decades, touching topics as the sustainable competition, long-term structuring of the sector, challenges and opportunities, role and impact of distribution agents etc. The contributors to the panek were Yavuz ÖLKEN, General Manager, AXA; Şenol ORTAÇ, General Manager, Hepiyi Sigorta; Murat ŞİŞLİ, General Manager, CORPUS and Doç. Dr. Özgür AKPINAR.

IIFC Day 2: Insurance can contribute to creating cities that can withstand all types of natural disasters

The second day of the International Insurance Fair and Congress hosted a panel titled "The Role of Urban Transformation in Disaster Management". During the panel moderated by SEDDK Vice President Mehmet VERIM, top TSB representatives Ahmet YAŞAR, Vice President and Atilla Oksay, Deputy General Manager, as well as KENTHAŞ General Manager Özcan BIÇER and Assoc. Prof. from Marmara University. Dr. Özgür AKPINAR shared their views on the way urban transformation should consider all issues related to disaster management and mitigation.

IIFC Day1: Success can be achieved only with technology and humans working together

The main topics of the Sustainable Insurance in the Future panel moderated by Mrs. Dilek SAKALLIOĞLU, Vice President, SEDDK were digitalization and technology, strong capital, customer satisfaction, data-based business management, education and employment, climate and environment. The panel’s discussions were joined by Ceyhan HANCIOĞLU, General Manager, MAGDEBURGER; Fahri UĞUR, CEO, SOMPO; Firuzan İŞCAN, General Manager, HDI and Prof. Dr. Erdem KIRKBEŞOĞLU, Başkent University, Insurance and Risk Management Department.

Türkiye: New President and Board Members appointed at the supervising authority, SEDDK

Following the resignation of the former SEDDK President, Mehmet Akif Eroğlu, appointments were made to the chairmanship and membership of the Insurance and Private Pension Regulation and Supervision Board, effective as of today, when they were published in the Official Gazette with the signature of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.  

Talanx expects rise in profits to more than EUR 1.7 billion for 2024

German insurance group Talanx informed it generated Group net income of EUR 1.28 billion in the first nine months of 2023 and has lifted its full-year earnings forecast to “significantly more than EUR 1.5 billion” on the basis of its strong operating performance.

IIFC Day 1 - The insurance industry and its professionals have an instrumental role and facing the new and evolving risk landscape

Welcoming the professionals gathered at the International Insurance Fair and Congress’ second edition, İbrahim Temiz, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the organizing body, underscored the fair's pivotal role as a significant platform for all industry stakeholders. To illustrate the accuracy of this statement, the inaugural addresses delivered by Hakan Ülgen, President of the TOBB Aydın Chamber of Commerce, and Davut Menteş, the newly appointed President and ex Deputy Chairman of SEDDK (the Insurance and Private Pension Regulation and Supervision Agency) addressed the role of the market bodies in the insurance market’s development and pledged continued collaboration with all stakeholders and a commitment to contribute sensibly to the sector and the nation.

VIG created the CO3 Department to strengthen the collaboration within the Group

Austrian insurer VIG - Vienna Insurance Group informed is strengthening exchange between its Group companies with the newly created department “CO3” – communication, collaboration & cooperation. “The focus is on boosting cross-border know-how sharing as well as on intensifying cooperation between VIG companies located in the same country, thereby enhancing the local multi-brand strategy”.

International Insurance Fair and Congress – first day recap

Today started in Antalya the second edition of the International Insurance Fair and Congress, an event aiming to bring together the professionals of the sector, increasing their cooperation and increasing the insurance penetration rate (insurance rate) in the society. XPRIMM supports the event as Media Partner.