Tomasz Kukuła became new GC&C ACEER Regional Head of Underwriting
12 April 2021
Tomasz Kukuła, former Head of Underwriting for Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) insurance at Generali Poland, has been promoted as GC&C Austria, CEE & Russia Regional Head of Underwriting. He joined the Generali CEE Holding office in Prague and took over his new role as of 1 March 2021.
Tomasz Kukuła will be responsible for underwriting governance and management of P&C large risks portfolio in the Austria, CEE & Russia Region.
Rafał Tokarz, Managing Director for Corporate Insurance at Generali Poland, stated: “Although I regret that we are losing such an excellent specialist in Poland, I am also glad that Tomasz has been promoted. This is the proof that our experts are highly rated by the Group. Tomek's knowledge and experience, and above all his practical understanding of the market realities, gives me confidence in the further development of corporate insurance in Generali Polska. It is also worth emphasising that this is one of the very few cases where someone from Poland has been promoted to the area of corporate insurance at the regional level. I would like to thank Tomasz for his professional and partnership cooperation in recent years and I wish him every success in his new role. We are now faced with the difficult task of finding a candidate with similar qualifications.”
Tomasz Kukuła effective March 1st is appointed as GC&C ACEER Regional Head of Underwriting directly reporting to the Regional Head of Global Corporate & Commercial ACEER Samuele Borghi and functionally reporting to the global Head of Underwriting Hayden Seach. In his new capacity, Tomasz Kukuła is responsible for driving the GC&C underwriting strategy in the Austria, CEE and Russia Region. Formerly Head of GC&C Underwriting at Generali Poland, Tomasz has over two decades of underwriting experience in the corporate and commercial insurance sector, specializing in underwriting governance and management of P&C large risks portfolio. Prior to join Generali, Tomasz held the position of Engineering Head of Underwriting in Allianz Poland and various positions connected with underwriting in the insurance and brokerage industries. He studied at the Warsaw University of Technology and at Kozminski University and holds a Master’s degree in the management and optimization of insurance portfolios.
Tomasz Kukuła replaced Enrico Mazza who became GC&C Italy Head of Underwriting, being responsible for ensuring technical excellence and profitability of the GC&C Italy portfolios, defining and implementing the underwriting strategy for the various Lines of Business.