The LiiP, Emilios Markou, Executive Director, Hellas Direct, S1, E25
Welcome to the latest edition of the Leadership in Insurance Podcast.
In this week's episode, we were lucky to be joined by Emilios Markou
Emilios is Executive Director and Co-Founder of Hellas Direct a non-life, full-stack insurer founded in 2010.
In this episode we talk about:
The Fintech scene in Greece
Being an Insurtech before Insurtechs
Why and how the team went straight to the full-stack model first
The geographic focus of Hellas direct, seeking valuable markets
Building true value from the fundamentals not jumping on trends
Finding the right - long-term investor for a traditional insurer model
The distribution model - blending digital with traditional
Being Distribution agnostic as a competitive advantage
Can we be guilty of pushing tech where customers do not want it?
True innovation meets the customer needs
How innovation for Hellas means owning more of the value chain
Customers dictate how you need to distribute - listen to your market
How does an insurer engage with their customer - claims and renewal are the only touchpoints
Fintech growth in Hellas direct market - disruption would be welcomed!
Growing fast but sustainably - where does Hellas see value?
Thank you so much to Emilios for being such a great guest.
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