Can Akın Çağlar steps down as CEO of Eureko Sigorta
Dutch cooperative insurer Achmea announces that Can Akın Çağlar has decided to step down from his position as CEO of Eureko Sigorta, Achmea’s subsidiary in Turkey, as per the 10th of May 2019. He held this position for the past five years. On that same day, 10 May 2019, he will begin to serve in his new position as an independent Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eureko Sigorta. Until July 31st 2019, Can Akın Çağlar will also serve as a special advisor to Robert Otto, member of the Executive Board of Achmea and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eureko Sigorta. Can Akın Çağlar will continue his role as Chairman of the Turkish Association of Insurance Companies.
Willem van Duin, Chairman of the Executive Board of Achmea: “Over the past years Eureko Sigorta has made important steps towards digitalizing the company and strengthening the relationship with Garanti Bank. We would like to thank Can Akın Çağlar for his contribution and are pleased that he has agreed to continue to support us as an independent non-executive director.“
Can Akın Çağlar: “As a subsidiary of Achmea Eureko Sigorta has made many steps forward and I will do my utmost to contribute to the future success of the company in my role as independent non-executive director and as well as Chairman of the Turkish association of Insurance companies.”
Uco Vegter, currently Managing Director of Achmea International, will be acting as CEO of Eureko Sigorta until Achmea has appointed a new CEO.
About Eureko Sigorta
Eureko Sigorta is an innovative Turkish insurer offering non-life and health insurance policies via the banking channel and direct to retail and corporate customers. Eureko Sigorta was founded in 1989 is a leading bancassurance company through the partnership with Garanti Bank. www.eurekosigorta.com.tr