Deputy Member of the Managing Board of Vienna Insurance Group,
Chairman of the Managing Board of Union Biztosító,
Born 1977, Education: Study of Economics
Gábor Lehel, General Manager of UNION Biztosító, joined Vienna Insurance Group in 2003 as an employee of the General Secretariat. In 2005, he set-up the Group Controlling, before being appointed as Head of the General Secretariat in 2006. Gábor Lehel has been a Member of the UNION Biztosító Managing Board since 2008. He studied business management with an emphasis on finance in Tatabánya and Budapest. Since January 2016 he has been a deputy member for the Managing Board.
Dr. Philipp Bardas has 9 years’ experience in the field of Insurance and since February 2012 is appointed as Head of the General Secretariat, position that was renamed as General Secretary of Donau Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group in April 2015. Before that he was working at the General Secretariat of Donau Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group (2010-2012) and in the Legal Department of Wiener Städtische AG Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group (2008-2010). The General Secretariat is directly subordinate to the entire board of directors and is responsible for interdepartmental projects, the coordination of the board meetings and Solvency II agendas. Mr. Bardas holds a Law Degree and PhD in Law. He is part of VIG Leadership Development Program.
Professor Klime Poposki lectures at the insurance department of the University of St. Kliment Ohridski. He served as a President of the Council of Experts, the management body of the Macedonian Insurance Supervision Agency, since the establishment of the authority in 2009, running two terms, until 2019.
He started his professional career in 1995 as a banker in the treasury department for a period of 4 years. After 1999, Poposki joined the University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Ohrid as a teaching assistant, starting his academic career as a researcher and a lecturer. After he earned his Ph.D from the Faculty of Economics, University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius" in 2006, Poposki was elected as an Assistant Professor and since 2013 as an Associate Professor, teaching risk management and insurance.
Professor Poposki is a member of the Board of Governors of the Asia Pacific Risk Insurance Association, member of the European Group of Risk and Insurance Association and International Insurance Society. During his Chairmanship at the Insurance Supervision Agency, Poposki participated in several working groups at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, including his membership in the Supervisory Forum.
In the field of scientific research work he has given his contribution through published research papers in international and domestic journals and held numerous presentations on domestic and international conferences.