Generali SpA

    PREMISES & GLOBAL SERVICES

    Our Management

    Board of Directors

    Jaime Anchústegui

    CEO International
     

    Jaime Anchústegui Melgarejo has been appointed CEO International on September 1st 2018 and previously Group Chief Operations & Insurance Officer on January 1st, 2018
     

    He was previously EMEA Regional Officer and LatAm Regional Officer, based in São Paulo, Brazil, until March 2015.

    He launched Generali Seguros in 2010 after being appointed CEO of Generali España in 2008 and presiding over the merger of local subsidiaries, Vitalicio Seguros and Estrella Seguros, of which he had been General Manager since 2006 and 2008 respectively. In 2003 Jaime was appointed Regional Manager for Latin America after having been General Manager of Generali Mexico since 2000. He was head of the Administration and Finance Department at Generali Peru from 1994, having joined the Generali Group in 1993, after taking an Executive Master in Business Administration at Madrid’s IE Business School in 1992.

    Since 2015 he has been member of the board in Turkey, Greece and Belgium and Chairmen of the Board of Directors in Spain, Switzerland and Austria.

    Jamie began his professional career as an engineer with Unieco, an engineering design corporation, when he graduated from the Polytechnic University of Madrid with a degree in Agricultural Engineering, followed by an MBA at Madrid’s IE Business School.

    Heike Ottemann-Toyza

    General Counsel, Generali Deutschland AG
     

    Heike Ottemann-Toyza has been appointed Chairman´s Deputy of the Supervisory Board at AachenMünchener Lebensversicherung AG and AachenMünchener Versicherung AG in March 2018.
     

    Heike has been with Generali since October 2017 as she has been appointed General Counsel at Generali Deutschland AG. She has many years´ experience in the field of legal and compliance.

    Heike graduated in Law studies at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, followed by doctorate studies also at Friedrich-Schiller University.

    Manlio Lostuzzi

    International CEE Regional Officer and CEO of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Manlio Lostuzzi has been appointed International CEE Regional Officer on September 1st 2022.
     

    With over 30 years of experience, Lostuzzi joined Assicurazioni Generali in 1986 and has covered a variety of managerial roles within the Group.

    In 2003, Lostuzzi became the head of the technical and reinsurance area of the Generali Group and, in 2011, he assumed the position of deputy general manager of Generali in Italy with responsibility for the agency network.

    In 2013, Manlio Lostuzzi was appointed to Chief Insurance Officer of Generali Italia and, after one year in 2014, Lostuzzi became CEO of Genertel and GenertelLife - the companies operating in bancassurance and direct channel businesses.

    In September 2019 Lostuzzi has been appointed CEO of Generali Global Corporate & Commercial.

    Passionate Chess master and judo athlete, Manlio Lostuzzi graduated in Statistics, Actuarial and Economic Sciences from the Università degli Studi di Trieste

    Carlo Schiavetto

    Chief Financial Officer of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Carlo Schiavetto became Chief Financial Officer of Generali CEE Holding B.V. as of 1 May 2020 to supervise the financial performance and strategic development of 13 countries within the entire Austria & CEE Region. As of the same date he was appointed a member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Previously, Carlo held position of Head of Controlling at Generali CEE Holding B.V. based in Prague. Before moving to the Czech Capital in 2013, Carlo was Senior Controller at the Group Control and Strategic Planning Department at the Corporate Center in Trieste in charge for the CEE countries. From 2004 till 2008 he was working for Allianz Group in Milan and Dublin as Financial Controller and Head of the Financial Department.

    Miroslav Bašta

    General Counsel of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Miroslav Bašta has been part of the Generali team since December 2014, serving as Regional General Counsel for Central & Eastern Europe.
     

    Before joining Generali, Miroslav dedicated 14 years of his career to various legal roles at Citigroup in their Prague and London offices. Prior to his time at Citigroup, he gained valuable experience at ČSOB.

    Miroslav graduated with honours from the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague.

    Executive Committee

    Manlio Lostuzzi

    International CEE Regional Officer and CEO of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Manlio Lostuzzi has been appointed International CEE Regional Officer on September 1st 2022.
     

    With over 30 years of experience, Lostuzzi joined Assicurazioni Generali in 1986 and has covered a variety of managerial roles within the Group.

    In 2003, Lostuzzi became the head of the technical and reinsurance area of the Generali Group and, in 2011, he assumed the position of deputy general manager of Generali in Italy with responsibility for the agency network.

    In 2013, Manlio Lostuzzi was appointed to Chief Insurance Officer of Generali Italia and, after one year in 2014, Lostuzzi became CEO of Genertel and GenertelLife - the companies operating in bancassurance and direct channel businesses.

    In September 2019 Lostuzzi has been appointed CEO of Generali Global Corporate & Commercial.

    Passionate Chess master and judo athlete, Manlio Lostuzzi graduated in Statistics, Actuarial and Economic Sciences from the Università degli Studi di Trieste

    Lorenzo Bacca

    CEE Head of Distribution, Marketing & Bancassurance
     

    Lorenzo Bacca was appointed CEE Head of Distribution, Marketing & Bancassurance and Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding in December 2022.
     

    Prior to this appointment Lorenzo was Head of Distribution in the CEE Region and he previously covered the role of Group Head of Business Development and Innovation in the Group Head Office.
    Lorenzo started his professional career as Controller at the Italian Stock Exchange and then he moved to management consultancy at McKinsey with focus on financial services. Before joining Generali, Lorenzo worked for more than four years at the leading Italian aggregator, Facile.it (since the very first days till the first exit) where he led the business unit of Financial Products and the network of subagents.
    Lorenzo holds a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University.

    Josef Beneš

    Chief Executive Officer of Generali Investments CEE and of Generali CEE Asset Management
     

    Josef Beneš has been appointed CEO of Generali Investments CEE in 2014 and, since January 2024, he has been nominated CEO of Generali CEE Asset Management too. From 2014 till 2023, Josef held the position of Chief Investment Officer at Generali CEE Holding. He joined the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding in July 2016. He gathered vast experience in the financial industry in the Czech Republic and abroad.
     

    Josef Beneš holds Master Degrees from the University of Economics Prague and the Columbia University New York.

    Samuele Borghi

    CEE Head of P&C Corporate & Commercial of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Samuele Borghi has been appointed CEE Head of P&C Corporate & Commercial and Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V. in December 2022. He remains Head of CEE Global Corporate & Commercial.
     

    Previously, Samuele - with nearly 20 years of experience in the Group - held the position of Head of Operations and IT in the GC&C segment. Before moving to the Czech Republic in 2013, Samuele held various managerial positions in the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy, primarily in the organizational/process improvement field within Life and P&C retail segments.

    Samuele holds a Master's Degree from the University of Padova in Industrial and Management Engineering.

    Alberto Branchesi

    CEE Head of IT & Operations
     

    Alberto Branchesi was appointed CEE Head of IT & Operations and Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding in December 2022.
     

    Since he joined Assicurazioni Generali in 2016, Alberto has been Group Head of Data and Digital Platforms where he defined Group strategy in digital and innovation and managed Group Smart Process Automation program. In the last year he worked as senior manager in Operations and IT in International.

    Before Generali, Alberto worked in Microsoft and in IBM, leading enterprise digital transformation projects and managing business development teams.

    Alberto Branchesi is graduated in Theoretical Physics at University of Bologna and has an Executive MBA at POLIMI Graduate School of Management.

    Andrej Bukovčan

    Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V. responsible for Human Resources & Organization.
     

    Andrej Bukovčanwas appointed in December 2019 as Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V. responsible for Human Resources & Organization in the Austria & CEE Region.
     

    Andrej Bukovčan has joined Generali CEE Holding in May 2016 and contributed significantly to further development of the HR area in the region. Before, Andrej was Head of HR at Generali Poisťovňa in Bratislava. He reached this position after a significant external experience, which provided him the opportunity to work extensively across different countries within the region. Andrej Bukovčan has studied psychology and English language and literature at the Comenius University in Bratislava.

    Pavel Charamza

    CEE Head of Risk Management
     

    Pavel Charamza was appointed CEE Head of Risk Management and Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V. in December 2022 in December 2022.
     

    Before he worked as a Head of Enterprise risk management in GCEE Holding and Generali Česká pojišťovna from 2017. He came to Generali Group from Erste Group where he worked as a Team leader of risk parameters competence center. Pavel studied Econometrics at the Charles University. He is experienced Team Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the banking and insurance industry. Skilled in Enterprise Risk Management, Solvency II and Basel III regulations. Strong information technology professional with focus on automation, development and innovations.

    Mark Dassui

    CEE Head of Property & Casualty Retail & Motor Insurance and Claims
     

    Mark Dassui has been appointed CEE Head of Property & Casualty Retail & Motor Insurance and Claims and Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V. in December 2022.
     

    Previously, Mark held various management positions within the Generali Group. After working for many years as a manager in Generali Deutschland, in 2011 he moved to Poland as Member of the Management Board. In May 2014, Mark moved to the Generali CEE Holding as Head of P&C Non-Motor and took over at the same time the position as Head of Product Management Non-Life Motor and Retail Non-Motor of Česka pojišťovna. In July 2015, Mark was asked to join the Group Head Office in Trieste as Head of ‘Non-Life Non-Motor‘ before he returned end of 2016 to the Generali CEE Holding as Chief Insurance Officer. After Austria became part of the CEE region Mark acted as Deputy Chief Insurance Officer P&C.

    Carlo Schiavetto

    Chief Financial Officer of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Carlo Schiavetto became Chief Financial Officer of Generali CEE Holding B.V. as of 1 May 2020 to supervise the financial performance and strategic development of 13 countries within the entire Austria & CEE Region. As of the same date he was appointed a member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Previously, Carlo held position of Head of Controlling at Generali CEE Holding B.V. based in Prague. Before moving to the Czech Capital in 2013, Carlo was Senior Controller at the Group Control and Strategic Planning Department at the Corporate Center in Trieste in charge for the CEE countries. From 2004 till 2008 he was working for Allianz Group in Milan and Dublin as Financial Controller and Head of the Financial Department.

    Miroslav Singer

    Director for Institutional Affairs and Chief Economist of Generali CEE Holding B.V.
     

    Miroslav Singer was appointed as new member the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding as of 1 January 2018.
     

    Miroslav Singer joined Generali CEE Holding in January 2017 as Director for Institutional Affairs and Chief Economist of Generali CEE Holding. He became also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Česká pojišťovna.

    Miroslav served as Governor of the Czech National Bank CNB from 2010 till 2016 and from 2005-2010, he was a CNB Board Member and Vice Governor. Prior to this, he worked as a deputy director, researcher and lecturer at the Economic Institute of the Charles University in Prague and the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education of the Czech Academy of Science between 1991 and 1995. He also held management posts at the financial and industrial group Expandia, later becoming its CEO in 1995, until 2001. From 2001 until 2005 Miroslav Singer was a director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

    After graduating in mathematical methods in economics, he completed his postgraduate thesis at the University of Pittsburgh and was awarded a PhD in 1995.

    Andrea Leskovská

    International CEE Chief Life & Health Insurance Officer
     

    Andrea Leskovská has been appointed International CEE Chief Life & Health Insurance Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding Executive on February 1st, 2024.
     

    Andrea joined Generali Slovakia in 2017 as Chief Insurance Officer and Board member and, after the merger of Generali Czech and Slovak operations in December 2021, she was appointed Non-Life Chief Insurance Officer and Board member of Generali Česká pojišt’ovna and Generali Slovakia.

    Andrea has been in the insurance industry since 1999, and prior to joining Generali Group, she was working for Allianz Slovakia as Head of Motor Insurance, Director of External Sales Channels and Director of Product Management both for Life and Non-Life .

    Antonio Tedesco

    International CEE Chief Investments Officer
     

    Antonio Tedesco has been appointed International CEE Chief Investments Officer and member of the Generali CEE Holding Executive Committee on January 1st, 2024.
     

    Antonio joined Generali Group in 2018 as Head of Group Asset Liability Management & Strategic Asset Allocation within Generali’s investments, asset & wealth management unit before becoming Head of Investment Transformation and Innovation Projects in Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.

    With more than 20 years’ experience, he joined Generali from Poste Vita, where he was Head of Asset Management Project and Head of Capital Management, and previously, Head of Finance, with a specific focus on Strategic Asset Allocation and Asset Liability Management.

    Prior to this, he served in senior positions at JPMorgan Chase Bank in New York and London, with responsibility for client-oriented structured investment products and solutions across all asset classes.