Europ Assistance acquires Call 365 to create EA Slovenia
12 January 2022
- The French-based assistance group has acquired Call 365, which has been operating as its exclusive partner in Slovenia for 3 years.
- Europ Assistance reinforces its footprint and growth ambitions in Central and Eastern Europe.
Paris / Maribor, 12 January 2022 – Europ Assistance (“EA”), a subsidiary of the Generali Group, today announced the acquisition of Slovenia-based company Call 365.
Call 365 has been operating as Europ Assistance exclusive partner in Slovenia for 3 years, providing roadside and travel assistance services to Slovenian customers and travelers to Slovenia. The company now renamed EA Slovenia will support EA Group’s growth strategy in the country, on its traditional travel and roadside assistance businesses and also in personal assistance, thanks to the synergies with other regional Europ Assistance entities, and alongside with Generali Slovenia, one of the leaders in the market since Generali acquired Adriatic Slovenica in 2019.
From 3rd January 2022, Damijan Andjelkovic will be appointed CEO of EA Slovenia, reporting to CEO of EA Austria and Switzerland. Damijan Andjelkovic, 50, has a wide experience in sales, customer relationship and operations he acquired in local motor and insurance sectors.
Pascal Baumgarten, CEO North, Central, & Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa at Europ Assistance Group: “This acquisition will support our growth ambition in a market where Generali Group is already a leader, with wider growth ambitions in Central & Eastern Europe for the next years”.
Besim Akinci, CEO EA Austria and Switzerland: “We look forward to strengthening the cooperation between Austria and Slovenia. EA Austria experience and expertise will help EA Slovenia create more value to our clients by adding personal assistance services to its travel and roadside assistance offering, which are already well recognized in the local market”.
Damijan Andjelkovic, CEO EA Slovenia as from 3rd January 2022: “I am honored to be chosen to create and lead this new organization and to be able to share my local experience with my new team”.