Uniqa Osterreich Versicherungen AG named Kurt Svoboda new CEO and management board chairman, effective immediately, after Hartwig Löger left to become Austrian finance minister.
Svoboda formerly was the firm's CFO and chief risk officer. and he will remain in charge of finance and risk on the management board and as groupwide CFO and chief risk officer of UNIQA Insurance Group AG and UNIQA International AG.
Uniqa Osterreich also named Peter Humer chief sales officer and a management board member, covering sales-related tasks including sales employees, general agencies and broker sales. He will retain his role as UNIQA regional director for the city of Salzburg, Austria.
All appointments remain subject to approval by the Austrian Financial Market Authority.