Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited (FGII), the general insurance arm of the joint venture between retail game-changers Future Group and global insurer Generali, has appointed Anup Rau as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD).
Rau has a career spanning over 23 years of which the last 19 years have been with the insurance industry. He has the unique distinction of heading both life and general insurance companies. He joins Future Generali India from Edelweiss General Insurance where he was the CEO and was also the CEO of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance prior to that. He has also had successful stints in leadership positions in HDFC Life and ICICI Prudential Life.
Rob Leonardi, Regional Officer for Generali Asia, said, “We view India as an important and fast-growing market for our business in Asia. Anup’s vast experience and understanding of retail, combined with his expertise in strategic digital initiatives within the industry, will be a huge asset for Future Generali India. We are confident that Anup will take forward the strong legacy of his predecessor to new heights.”
On his joining Rau said, “Future Generali P&C business is respected in the industry for its range of innovative and customer-friendly products and the quality of service, on both the retail and corporate side. I believe that FGII is poised to make the leap to the next level on the firm foundation set over the past decade. I look forward to leading the company in what promises to be a very exciting next few years.”
Rau has pursued his MBA in Marketing from the University of Mumbai after his Bachelors with Honours in Economics from the University of Delhi.