Under the title “Innovation Turbine”, a press conference focusing on Digitalization and Distribution was organized by Allianz SNA on February 20, 2018 at Intercontinental Phoenicia Hotel Beirut, for the media representatives and the company’s key brokers and partners.
In his welcome note, Mr. Antoine Issa, the Regional CEO of Allianz for MENA, stressed on “the importance for the insurance sector to cope with the digital transformation and innovations in order to answer the needs of future generations”. He also outlined that “this development will certainly not replace the essential role of the Insurance Broker but will complement his role to better answer customers’ specific needs.”
In his turn Mr. Jean Marc Pailhol, Head of Global Market Management and Distribution at Allianz SE, presented the strategy of Allianz Group in terms of future developments and trends through the “Innovation Turbine”, stressing on “the important role of co-creation communities, platforms and partnerships to lead innovation and to generate future growth in the insurance industry”.
The conference was followed by a cocktail ceremony attended by the participants and the executive directors of the company in the Middle East region.