Innovation holds the key to success in the Mena region

Insight, Perspectives

In an opinion article published on Insurance Day, Ana Cristina Borges, CEO of MDS RE, emphasizes that innovation is the key to success in the Middle East and North Africa countries and that European insurers and brokers must resist the temptation simply to export products from their home markets.

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Jacqueline Legrand and Ana Cristina Borges are in the list of the most Influential Women In Re/insurance

Activities, Insight

Jacqueline Legrand, COO of MDS Group and CEO of MDS Portugal, and Ana Cristina Borges, CEO of MDS RE, are in the list of the most “Influential Women In Re/insurance”, a report edited by Intelligent Insurer.

The report selects the executives whose work has been recognized in the international panorama of the sector and are seen as examples of success and leadership.

The publication includes an interview with Jacqueline Legrand (page 106) and Ana Cristina Borges (page 34) about their careers.

The report is available here.


Maílson da Nóbrega on MDS TALKS’

Activities, Insight

The highly reputed speaker, Maílson da Nóbrega, was in Portugal at the invitation of MDS, to speak on the subject of “Perspectives of the Brazilian Economy” at the fourth MDS Talks event.

Economist and statesman, Maílson was Brazilian Minister of Finance from 1988 to 1990, one of the most difficult periods for the country’s economy. His career in public life began at the age of 20 and since then he has been involved in numerous government campaigns.

His detailed knowledge of the Brazilian economy has secured crucial roles in the areas of financing, negotiations and foreign relations.

Maílson has published five books, including his autobiography, Além do Feijão com Arroz, and various articles in newspapers and specialist magazines. He writes a column in the magazine VEJA and in 2013 was voted Economist of the Year by the Ordem dos Economistas do Brasil, the professional association of Brazilian economists.