Uco Vegter to be new CEO of Eureko Sigorta

Uco Vegter has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Eureko Sigorta, Achmea’s subsidiary in Turkey. He succeeds Can Akın Çağlar, who stood down this spring. Since then Mr Vegter has been the acting CEO.

Uco Vegter has worked as managing director of Achmea International since early 2015, with the responsibility for all Achmea’s non-Dutch activities, including Eureko Sigorta.

Willem van Duin, Chairman of the Executive Board of Achmea: “We are pleased that the new CEO of Eureko Sigorta is an Achmea insider. As a result, the strategy we are pursuing can be perfectly continued. We wish Uco every success in Turkey.”

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, founded in 1989, is a leading bancassurance company through the partnership with Garanti Bank. www.eurekosigorta.com.tr