The Rector Bestowed Awards for Insurance and Social Insurance

The Rector Prof. D.Sc.(Econ.) Statty Stattev was among the official guests at the ceremony on awarding the annual prizes for Insurer of the Year 2017, Pension Insurance Company of the Year 2017, Insurance Broker of the Year 2017, the Award for Overall Contribution to the Bulgarian Insurance Development and the Award for Overall Contribution to the Bulgarian Social Insurance.

The Rector bestowed two individual prizes – for insurance and social insurance.

Prof. Stattev bestowed the Award for Overall Contribution to the Bulgarian Social Insurance on Mr. Matti Leppälä, CEO of PensionsEurope 
The Rector bestowed also the Award for Overall Contribution to the Bulgarian Insurance on Mr. Yanaky Yanakiev from the Amarant – Bulgaria, graduate of UNWE

In the event took part representatives of insurance and financial elite in Bulgaria, heads of state institutions and regulatory authorities, academic circles and the business.

The Rector with the Vice Prime Minister Valery Simeonov

At the ceremony attended Valery Simeonov, Vice Prime Minister, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Biser Petkov, Minister of Labour and Social Policy and Head of the UNWE Economics of Trade Department, Hasan Ademov, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Labour, Social and Demographic Policy, Karina Karaivanova, Chairwoman of the Financial Supervision Commission, Ralitsa Agayn-Gury, Deputy Chairwoman of the Financial Supervision Commission and graduate of UNWE, guests from the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE), etc.

The awarded insurers and social insurers with the guests and ceremony organizers. The Rector: the third one from the right to the left

The prestigious ranking is organized for tenth consecutive year by the University of Finance, Business and Entrepreneurship (VUZF), Association of Bulgarian Insurers, Bulgarian Association of Supplementary Pension Security Companies (BASPSC), Prof. Dr. Veleslav Gavriisky Foundation and the Bulgarian Association of Insurance Brokers.  

Prof. Statty Stattev with his colleague Assoc. Prof. Dr. Grigorii Vazov, Rector of VUZF

In the end of the ceremony Prof. Stattev commented the discrepancy between the high professionalism of non-banking financial institutions and insufficient awareness of society. In relation to it the Rector declared that he would suggest to the UNWE Academic Council to adopt a decision for the university to become a center and organizer of public Insurance Academy which could work jointly with other universities, business and media for improving the insurance culture of society.

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