Olena Uljee takes on CEO role at Ukrainian UNIQA subsidiary

  • Olena Uljee to become CEO as well as COO/CFO 
  • Current CEO Yuriy Yefimov to move to Supervisory Board

Olena Uljee (39) will be taking on the positions of CEO/COO/CFO at UNIQA Insurance, the non-life insurance company in Ukraine, as at 19 August 2015. She is succeeding Yuriy Yefimov (58), who will be moving to the Supervisory Board.

Uljee, who was born in Ukraine, studied Economics in Kiev and has been working at UNIQA Insurance as CFO since 2007. Before joining UNIQA, she gained international management experience, most recently as CFO of an international company in Johannesburg.

“Olena Uljee has made a major contribution to the company’s success over the past few years as CFO of our two insurance companies in Ukraine. We are delighted that she will now be applying her extensive specialist knowledge and outstanding management qualities as CEO of the non-life company. Our sincere thanks go to Yuriy Yefimov, who is now moving to the Supervisory Board after many successful years at the helm of the company. It is thanks to his pioneering work that UNIQA is Number 1 on the Ukrainian insurance market today,” commented Wolfgang Kindl, CEO of UNIQA International.

UNIQA is represented on the Ukrainian market by two companies, a life insurance company and a property insurance company. Overall, UNIQA thus occupies the top position on the insurance market with a market share of approximately 5 per cent.  
UNIQA Insurance has been a member of the UNIQA Group since 2006. Before April 2010, the company traded as Credo-Classic Versicherung. The company was established on 10 February 1994 and offers all forms of property insurance on the Ukrainian market.

The listed company UNIQA Life Insurance Company was established on 14 July 2006 and specialises in life insurance business. UNIQA Life is affiliated with UNIQA Insurance, Kiev, and is a member of UNIQA Group.

Olena Uljee

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Yuriy Yefimov

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Vienna, 19. August 2015

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