AIG Greece is owned equally by EXIN Group and N. CANELLOPOULOS – C. ADAMANTIADES S.A. Holdings. The joint owners share a strong commitment to delivering excellent insurance cover and service to our hundreds of thousands of customers across Greece.
Canellopoulos – Adamantiades (C&A) has a long history in the Greek insurance market. The business was founded in 1935 as the insurance agent for the Titan Cement business owned by the Canellopoulos family. C&A Insurance Agency became a managing general agent for the global insurer AIG in 1951. Following the sale of AIG’s stake in the business in 2016, C&A is now co-owner alongside EXIN Group of the AIG Greece business that serves the insurance needs of 500,000 customers, including many of the largest companies quoted on the Athens stock exchange.
Pavlos has over 25 years’ experience in the international and Greek insurance markets. He began his career at AIG in 1989, working in the marine and cargo insurance division in New York. Pavlos returned to Athens, heading up AIG Greece’s human resources department, becoming the Executive Vice President of the board of directors in 2008. Pavlos is a member of the Union of Insurance Companies of Greece and a board member at the Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
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Nicholas began his insurance career in 1954, specialising in hull and accident insurance. After spending time in the London market, he returned to Greece, developing C&A and its AIG agency business. Nicholas is a prolific author, having published over 400 studies and articles on insurance, economics, education and literature. He is also currently chairman of CORIM Insurance & Risk Management Services, London, and AEGIS Survey and Control, Athens.
Matt Fairfield is a distinguished entrepreneur with 28 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance sectors.
In 2011, he established ANV Holdings BV, a global specialty insurance group based in Amsterdam, with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as its lead LP. Under his direction, the firm grew organically and through the acquisition and revamping of three Lloyd’s of London syndicates 1861, 5820 and 779. By the time he stepped down from ANV in 2015, Matt had built an insurance and reinsurance business with annual gross managed premium of US$ 1bn, with offices in Barcelona, Kansas City, London, New Jersey and Rio de Janeiro.
Matt began his insurance career as an underwriter at AIG in 1989. After joining Aetna/Executive Risk in 1991 he founded and managed UAP Executive Partners, a joint venture between Union des Assurances de Paris ("UAP") and Aetna/Executive Risk, providing financial lines liability insurance outside of the United States from their Paris based offices. After AXA's merger with UAP the company was later renamed AXA Global Risk.
In 1999, Matt co-founded MAG Global Financial Products, a Barcelona based underwriting agency specializing in financial lines liability insurance. In 2002, while he was Chairman and CEO of MAG, the company was acquired by HCC Insurance Holdings to underwrite financial lines and related products globally and went on to become their most profitable subsidiary.
Matt is a sought after public speaker and has appeared frequently at numerous industry events.