Vienna Insurance Group in Hungary: Gábor Lehel takes over Chairmanship of the Board of the Union Biztosító


Gábor Lehel (34) is taking over leadership of the UNION Biztosító as CEO and Chairman of the Board with immediate effect. He has been a member of the Board of the Vienna Insurance Group‘s largest Hungarian Group company since 2008.


“Gábor Lehel will significantly shape the long term development of the Union Biztosító and lead the company into a successful future. He brings with him many years of insurance know-how, international experience and an excellent knowledge of our Group. In the past few years he has displayed his abilities in various management roles within the Vienna Insurance Group. I am very happy that the appointment of Mr Lehel means that a younger, very experienced manager is taking over this important position in our core market Hungary,” comments Günter GeyerCEO of the Vienna Insurance Group.

Gábor Lehel began working at the General Secretariat of the Vienna Insurance Group in 2003. In 2005, he established the Group’s Controlling Division, before he was appointed as Head of the General Secretariat in 2006. Since 2008, Gábor Lehel has been on the Board of the Union Biztosító. In addition, in 2010, he was a member of the Board of the Kooperativa in Slovakia. He originates from Szombathely in Western Hungary and studied Business Management, specialising in Finance, in Tatabánya and Budapest. Before joining the Vienna Insurance Group, Gábor Lehel worked as an analyst and stockbroker in Budapest.

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