Generali, the most honoured Company in the Institutional Investor Survey. Philippe Donnet named Best CEO in the insurance sector
13 September 2022
Generali also awarded first place in the categories for Best CFO, Best IR Team, Best IR Professionals, Best IR Program, Best IR Event, Best ESG and Best Company Board.
Milan – Generali Group CEO Philippe Donnet was named the "Best CEO" in the insurance sector in the 2022 edition of the All-Europe Executive Team annual ranking by Institutional Investor, the specialist magazine and independent research company in the field of international finance.
The Group CFO, Cristiano Borean, was awarded the first place as "Best CFO". The Investor & Rating Agency Relations team ranked first in the "Best IR Team", "Best IR Professionals" - Giulia Raffo (#1) and Rodolfo Svara (#2 sellside) -, "Best IR Program" and "Best IR Event" categories.
Generali was also awarded first position in the "Best ESG" and "Best Company Board" categories. The Generali Group CEO, Philippe Donnet, said: “This accomplishment further confirms the outstanding professional qualities of a team strongly committed to Generali’s sustainable growth, also through the ongoing, positive dialogue with the financial community and continuous implementation of our ESG strategy.”
The Institutional Investor ranking reflects the evaluations of 1,380 professionals and investors from 632 financial services companies. The CEOs were assessed on the criteria of credibility, leadership and communication, whereas CFOs were evaluated based on capital allocation, financial stewardship and communication. A number of factors were examined to assess Investor Relations activities, including roadshows, quality of financial information, business and market knowledge, and the company's reactivity and standing.
In addition, the quality of the board of directors and ESG metrics were assessed.