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“The world itself is more complex and this in turn produces insecurity, which is the main enemy of insurance”

2019-01-22T08:14:41+00:0022 January 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

The risks and threats impacting the insurance industry form the second main theme covered in the interview with Antonio Huertas for strategy+business magazine. The MAPFRE chairman and CEO, in sharing his thoughts related to growth, technology and disruption and society in general, explained the main geopolitical situations and the differences between today’s consumption environment and that [...]


Santander Spain and MAPFRE create alliance to distribute automobile, self-employed and company insurance

2019-01-21T13:09:22+00:0021 January 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

A company will be created in which MAPFRE will invest 82 million euros for 50.01 percent of the capital, with Santander Insurance holding the remaining 49.99 percent. The bank will exclusively distribute the new company’s automobile, commercial multirisk, SME multirisk and third-party liability throughout the Santander network in Spain. The CEOs of MAPFRE Spain, José Manuel [...]


2019 will give way to a mild slowdown in the world economy, according to MAPFRE Economic Research

2019-01-21T09:48:57+00:0021 January 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

The global economy will grow by 3.3 percent this year, developed markets below 2 percent and emerging markets between 4 percent and 5 percent The risk scenario contemplates a disorderly adjustment, catalyzed by a monetary policy error in the USA Spain will grow by 2.3 percent, three tenths less than in 2018 The world economy could grow [...]


Antonio Huertas gives a wide-ranging interview as part of PwC’s “Inside the Mind of a CEO” series

2019-01-18T07:33:06+00:0018 January 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

In an interview with PWC for its strategy+business magazine, as part of the “Inside the Mind of a CEO” series, Antonio Huertas, chairman and CEO of MAPFRE, delves into economic growth, sectorial threats and risks, technology and disruption, and also touches on relevant social issues as he outlines various economic scenarios and MAPFRE’s distinctive social hallmarks. [...]


Chris Smith is MAPFRE´s new Chief Global Brokers Officer of the Global Brokers channel

2019-01-10T09:58:05+00:0010 January 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

At the Executive Committee meeting held on December 19, 2018, final approval was given for the appointment of Chris Smith as Chief Global Brokers Officer. Christopher Paul Smith has a Bachelor's Degree in Geography and Economics from the University of Lancaster (United Kingdom). He has worked in the London insurance market, becoming Head of European Business [...]


Antonio Huertas defends the democratization of insurance through technology

2019-01-09T08:53:17+00:009 January 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

In an interview published recently in the e-magazine Executive Excellence, MAPFRE president Antonio Huertas ranks the company as one of the leaders of the new technological ecosystem. For very good reason. Digital transformation has become one of the four strategic pillars of the company at a global level, with some 700 million euros allocated to technological [...]


MAPFRE reorganizes its management in Brazil and MAPFRE Asistencia, and reinforces its digitalization push with appointments at Verti in Spain and the USA, the UK and digital business

2018-12-13T15:51:32+00:0013 December 2018|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE’s Executive Committee has proposed a series of management appointments in various businesses that are aimed at underpinning its digitalization push and transformation of the company. The Executive Committee has proposed the appointment of Fernando-Pérez Serrabona as the new MAPFRE CEO for the Brazil regional area, replacing Wilson Toneto. Fernando Pérez-Serrabona was until now CEO [...]


More than 4.700 volunteers and around 1,000 volunteering activities in 9 months

2018-12-05T11:43:41+00:005 December 2018|Categories: Corporate News|

This figure represents an increase of volunteering activities in more than 30% over the same period last year. More than 6.5 tons of food, donations of more than 800 liters of blood, 130 hours of aid work in the wake of natural disasters and around 60,000 euros for social projects or more than 70 activities aimed [...]


Technical skill, continuous training and interpersonal relationships: these underpin the excellence of the MAPFRE GLOBAL RISKS Engineering Area.

2018-12-05T09:39:00+00:005 December 2018|Categories: Corporate News|

The objective? To provide knowledge about insurable risks to the underwriting teams, and to offer their clients high-quality technical advice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1kEQBvbDmw&feature=youtu.be In this video interview, César López, head of the MAPFRE GLOBAL RISKS Engineering Area, talks about the role of Risk Engineering in the field of global risk insurance, the professionals who undertake this work, how [...]


Felipe Navarro, CEO of MAPFRE Middlesea: “to provide reassurance both to our shareholders and insurers is the mix I am striving toward”

2018-12-04T08:24:56+00:0030 November 2018|Categories: Corporate News|

At an interview for Malta CEOs 2019, Felipe Navarro outlined the characteristics of a good CEO, the operations of the company in the Maltese sector, and where MAPFRE Middlesea is headed in the future. MAPFRE has been operating in Malta since 2011, when it acquired 54.56% of the shares of Middlesea and, since then, it has [...]