GEB News Summer edition 2018

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OPERATING RESULT GREW TO € 1.3 BILLION (+4.9%), NET PROFIT AT € 581 MILLION (+8.6%). STRONG CAPITAL POSITION Operating result improved thanks to excellent performance from the Property & Casualty segment, despite higher natural catastrophe claims, as well as from the Investments, Asset &…

Generali Group sees large potential for growth in India as part of its strategic expansion plan in Asia: an assertion that was underlined by the Group’s recent announcement that it will almost double its stake in Future Group from 25.5% to 49%.

Generali and HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited have entered into a new agreement for the period 2018-2020 for the provision of insurable benefits to all HSBC employees in Mainland China, encompassing seven entities. The total number of insured individuals including family members is about 27,700…

Zurich – B3i, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, announced the incorporation of B3i Services AG in Zurich, Switzerland. The company was formed by the founders of B3i. Up until now B3i has been a collaborative initiative of 15 global insurers and reinsurers who came together in late…

Thierry Mestach, Chief Network Officer at Generali Employee Benefits, on the GEB Network: current trends & future opportunities
Over the last months, the Generali Group has made a number of strategic changes in order to optimise its geographical footprint, increase its operational…

The Brazilians seem to have got the cost/value ratio all sewn up when it comes to annual summer holidays!

More people in Brazil plan to holiday this summer than anywhere else in the world, except for the USA (both at 68%); the majority will plan and book more than four months in advance…

Generali Employee Benefits Network has once again partnered with HR Grapevine magazine to bring the latest news and views to international brokers and employers in the shape of the Global Mobility Guide.

By Pasquale Gorrasi, Director - International Lines, Generali Employee Benefits

The drop in share prices of companies across the healthcare industry – from insurers to drug makers - following the announcement of the link-up between Amazon.com, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan said it all.…

Emotion recognition technology, or artificial intelligence, could soon be used as the ultimate employee satisfaction tool, registering employee emotions in a way that can help companies measure real-time engagement with every aspect of the workplace.

GEB’s CTO Vittorio Zaniboni provided thought leadership to Captive Insurance Times, focusing on the evolution of fronting networks to help captives better manage their people risk.

Traditionally the preserve of property and casualty risk, captives are now increasingly being used to house…

Working remotely can be a double-edged sword. You’ve got more freedom, yet it can be tempting to duck the work with no one around to judge you. But when done right, working remotely is an opportunity to boost your productivity while actually working fewer hours.

More and more global…

Generali China Life is among 12 insurance companies approved by the regulator to sell tax-deferred pension policies. Generali China Life applied 3 earning types A/B1/B2 to the regulator, and the products were approved on 22nd June. Generali China Life is now launching a new round of publicity…

Egyptian Life Takaful GIG, Member of Gulf Insurance Group (GIG) is pleased to announce the release of a Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) group life & medical product.

GEB’s brand new Network partner in Panama and Costa Rica, Assa Seguros, has been awarded Central America Insurer of the Year during the 7thAnnual Latin American Insurance & Reinsurance Forum organised by Euromoney Seminars on 24 - 25 May 2018.

Assa Seguros, a leading insurance…

We’re delighted to be in the finals of the Workplace Savings & Benefits Awards in recognition of the recent successful launches of the Lifecycle Product and MyGEB.

The award ceremony will take place on September 6th in London.