ONEXIM Group Announces Management Changes at Soglassiye Insurance Company
The Board of Directors of the Soglassiye Insurance Company appointed Elnur Suleymanov the Company’s General Director. He is due to succeed Lyubov Yeltsova, who had headed the Company over three years, on May 16, 2012.
In his new capacity, Elnur Suleymanov will proceed with implementation of the Company’s strategy, as approved in 2011, to ensure its business growth rate exceeds that of the market. A special emphasis will be placed on such quality aspects of the Company’s development as: client service quality, loss settlement, brand development, increase in the Company’s operational efficiency, and product line development.
“Elnur Suleymanov has an extensive experience in working in this business sector. Over the past year, as Head of the Strategy and Audit Committee of the Board, he got a first hand knowledge of Soglassiye, becoming part of the team and being instrumental in initiating a series of defining projects for the Company’s future. We are thankful to Lyubov Yeltsova for the top results that the Company’s been able to achieve during her term: the market share was increased considerably, and the Company is back among the segment leaders. Today, the Company is embarking on a new stage of its development, which means there’s a need for greater focus on the client service quality issues and achieving maximum efficiency of the key business processes. I am positive that Soglassiye’s professional team headed by Elnur Suleymanov will be more than capable of tackling the tasks set” – said Dmitry Razumov, CEO of ONEXIM Group, Chairman of the Soglassiye Board.
“Over the past three years, Soglassiye has strengthened its market position, making top ten insurance companies in Russia, taking the 7th place in premium collection in 2011. The Company has over 1 mln clients across all types of insurance services. Soglassiye is represented in all regions throughout the country. Based on the expertise of the current professional team, we will focus on raising the profitability of our operations and further enhancing our position on the market, while remaining a reliable partner for all our clients and partners”, - as observed Elnur Suleymanov in respect of his appointment.
Elnur Suleymanov was born on January 13, 1976, in Baku.
In 1997, Elnur Suleymanov graduated from the Azerbaijan State University, majoring in International Economic Relations. In 2000, he graduated from the ASIA University with a degree in law, specializing in business regulation. In 2005, Elnur got an MBA in strategic management from the RF Higher School of Economics State University. He is currently working towards another postgraduate degree at the RF Management University.
Elnur Suleymanov started out in 1996, working at the International Bank of Azerbaijan, being responsible for documentary operations and credit risk management. In 2000, Elnur joined the team at the Allianz group of companies, working as a property insurance consultant at the Head Office in Munich until 2001, and in the same capacity at the Fireman’s FundInsuranceCo (Allianz Group of Companies) in San Francisco (USA). From 2002, Elnur had been working at ROSNO as part of the Allianz project team geared for integration of ROSNO’s business into Allianz. In 2003, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Company’s Auto Insurance Center, following which, as of 2005, Elnur headed the Retail Sales division operating in the Moscow Region. In February 2008, he was appointed Deputy General Director of the Agent Sales Management Center. In July 2009, Elnur joined ROSNO’s Executive Committee and was appointed the Company’s Sales Director.
On June 27, 2011, he was appointed Executive Director of ONEXIM Group and was selected to represent the Group’s interests on the Board of Directors at Soglassiye, acting as Head of the Company’s Strategy and Audit committee.On May 16, 2012, Elnur Suleymanov was appointed General Director of the Soglassiye Insurance Company.