Paris / Maribor, 12 January 2022 – Europ Assistance (“EA”), a subsidiary of the Generali Group, today announced the acquisition of Slovenia-based company Call 365.
Call 365 has been operating as Europ Assistance exclusive partner in Slovenia for 3 years, providing roadside and travel assistance services to Slovenian customers and travelers to Slovenia. The company now renamed EA Slovenia will support EA Group’s growth strategy in the country, on its traditional travel and roadside assistance businesses and also in personal assistance, thanks to the synergies with other regional Europ Assistance entities, and alongside with Generali Slovenia, one of the leaders in the market since Generali acquired Adriatic Slovenica in 2019.
From 3rd January 2022, Damijan Andjelkovic will be appointed CEO of EA Slovenia, reporting to CEO of EA Austria and Switzerland. Damijan Andjelkovic, 50, has a wide experience in sales, customer relationship and operations he acquired in local motor and insurance sectors.
Pascal Baumgarten, CEO North, Central, & Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa at Europ Assistance Group: “This acquisition will support our growth ambition in a market where Generali Group is already a leader, with wider growth ambitions in Central & Eastern Europe for the next years”.
Besim Akinci, CEO EA Austria and Switzerland: “We look forward to strengthening the cooperation between Austria and Slovenia. EA Austria experience and expertise will help EA Slovenia create more value to our clients by adding personal assistance services to its travel and roadside assistance offering, which are already well recognized in the local market”.
Damijan Andjelkovic, CEO EA Slovenia as from 3rd January 2022: “I am honored to be chosen to create and lead this new organization and to be able to share my local experience with my new team”.
ABOUT EUROP ASSISTANCE GROUP
Founded in 1963, Europ Assistance, the inventor of assistance, supports customers in over 200 countries and territories thanks to our network of 750.000 approved providers and 41 assistance centres. Our mission is to bring people or corporates from distress to relief – anytime, anywhere. We provide roadside assistance, travel assistance and insurance, as well as personal assistance services such as the protection of the elderly, the protection of digital identity, telemedicine and the Conciergerie. The vision of our almost 10,000 employees is to be the most reliable care company in the world. Europ Assistance is part of the Generali Group, one of the world’s leading insurers.