Generali CEE: Gregor Pilgram to become new CEO at Generali Austria
11 March 2020
Prague – As of 1 May 2020 Gregor Pilgram will become new Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Generali Versicherung as well as Generali Group’s Country Manager in Austria.
He will succeed Alfred Leu who will no longer extend his mandate as Chairman of the Board of Directors and will retire at the end of this year after working for the Generali Group for more than 30 years. The appointment of Gregor Pilgram is a subject to regulatory approval.
Luciano Cirinà, Austria, CEE & Russia Regional Officer and CEO of Generali CEE Holding, commented: “Gregor Pilgram has played a major role in the strategic development of our region for many years and most recently led the successful integration of Adriatic Slovenica with Generali Slovenia. With his experience and skills, he will continue to drive Generali Austria's success. At regional level, Gregor will continue to support us as a member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding with the responsibility for the Customer & Distribution area. At the same time I would like to thank Alfred Leu for his outstanding contribution to the successful development of our business in Austria and his long-term engagement for the Generali Group. I wish him all the best for the future.”
Gregor Pilgram, who graduated from Vienna Economic University with a degree in Business Administration, has been working for the Generali Group in various international functions since 1999. In 2004 he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Generali Slovenia and took over as chairman in 2008. Since then he has shared responsibility for the activities in Croatia. Gregor Pilgram has been a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V. in Prague since 2013, and Chief Financial Officer of the Austria, CEE and Russia Region.
Generali in Austria
Generali is the third-largest insurance group in Austria. The three insurance companies – Generali Versicherung, BAWAG P.S.K. Versicherung and Europäische Reiseversicherung – offer a full range of products and services. Generali in Austria focuses consistently on customers and their expectations – with smarter and simpler insurance solutions, committed employees and one of the largest distribution and service networks in the local insurance market. In 2018, gross written premium reached €2.6 billion. Austria is the largest market in the Austria, CEE & Russia Region.