SIGAL UNIQA Group Austria Marks 25th Anniversary Milestone

SIGAL UNIQA Group Austria Marks 25th Anniversary Milestone

Celebrating a quarter-century of operation, SIGAL UNIQA Group Austria, the leading insurance company, recently commemorated its founding anniversary. The festivities took place at a grand concert held at the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, designed to symbolize the presence of the SIGAL UNIQA Group across its three host countries: Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia. Guests were treated to mesmerizing performances by renowned tenor Ramë Lahaj, soprano Ulpiana Aliaj, North Macedonian singer Karolina Gočeva, and the National Ensemble of Songs and Dances.

During his welcoming remarks, Avni Ponari, the founder and CEO of SIGAL UNIQA, reflected on the company’s journey over the past 25 years. He touched upon its humble beginnings, the challenges faced in its early stages, and the remarkable achievements attained during this significant period. These accomplishments have solidified SIGAL UNIQA Group Austria’s position as a frontrunner in the insurance industry across all three countries it operates in.

The event also saw the presence of Andreas Brandstetter, CEO of UNIQA Insurance Group, who commended SIGAL UNIQA’s commendable work and accomplishments over the past quarter-century in Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia.

Established in February 1999 and becoming part of the UNIQA Insurance Group in 2007, SIGAL UNIQA has established a successful presence in Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia through its eight subsidiary companies. These include three Non-Life Insurance, three Life Insurance, one reinsurance company, and one Pension Fund. The company has emerged as a market leader in these countries, ranking among the top 50 largest companies in Southeast Europe. Its growth trajectory, underpinned by a robust strategy, business model, financial management practices, and a dedicated professional team, has enabled SIGAL UNIQA to achieve a dominant position in the Albanian and regional insurance landscape.

Today, SIGAL UNIQA Group Austria stands as the sole provider offering all classes of insurance. With a workforce exceeding 2400 employees and agents operating from over 1200 offices across Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia, the company adheres to European standards in its operations. Having disbursed over 500 million euros in claims over the past 25 years, SIGAL UNIQA Group Austria’s track record underscores its strength, reliability, and ethical conduct. This legacy of trust is further reinforced as more than 1.2 million clients continue to entrust the company with their life, health, property, vehicle, and private pension needs, echoing the company’s motto, “We live better together.”