5 July 2024

Luiza Fragoso Teodoro has been appointed CEO of Verlingue Portugal, reporting directly to Anne-Jacques de Dinechin, CEO of Verlingue. In her role as CEO, Luiza Teodoro will oversee the management of Verlingue in Portugal, focusing on development and sustainable growth across all sectors of activity.

With 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Luiza Teodoro brings extensive knowledge of the sector and business operations. She holds a degree in Economics and began her career at the former Champalimaud Group, gaining experience at Mundial Confiança and Tranquilidade in bancassurance, marketing, channel management, and both individual and corporate business roles. In 2018, she took on the leadership of MetLife Portugal's independent agent and broker channel, joining the insurer's Iberian Management Committee in 2020, where she was responsible for managing and leading the agent and broker channel in the Iberian market.

“It is with great enthusiasm that I join this fantastic team and hope to contribute to this ambitious project in a constantly evolving sector. The key challenge is to add value to the extraordinary work the team has been doing, while maintaining a focus on the sustainable growth of the business,” Luiza Teodoro stated.

Anne-Jacques de Dinechin added, “We are delighted to welcome Luiza. Her experience and sector knowledge will help us achieve our goal of developing Verlingue Portugal, a journey that began in 2021, contributing to the establishment of a European, family-run, and independent brokerage group.”

This appointment is part of Verlingue Portugal's continuity plan, established in March 2021 when the company was fully acquired.