At the end of September, the second meeting of the Agents Group is held in Maiori (Salerno). Towards the end of the year, Ivo Lotti, Rimini agent takes over from Preti as Chairman of GAAU Corporate Agents Group of Unipol. In 1969, the Pension Fund of Unipol Agents also becomes operational.
The Company’s sudden growth in size requires the technological reorganization of a number of accounting and management procedures. This technological innovation is also functional to contain operating costs and to make the control of local activities more efficient.
The General Meeting of Shareholders held in Ravenna on 24 June approves the 1964 financial statements. Compared to 1963, the Company triplicates its gross premium income amounting to ITL 901m, the loss ratio for Unipol in MV-TPL business is 81.27% against the national average of 109%.
On 30 June the Extraordinary General Meeting and the Ordinary General Meeting are held.
On 23 September 1963, the agency Assicoop is established in Reggio Emilia. In late 1963, there are already sixteen general agencies which constitute the Company’s primary sales network. One in Piedmont, two in Lombardy, nine in Emilia Romagna, three in Tuscany and one in Lazio.
The first Board of Directors is held and Mr. Oscar Gaeta is appointed as Chairman and Mr. Michele Brunetti as Deputy Chairman. Mr. Sergio Getici is appointed as General Manager, Mr. Bruno Marazzi as Deputy General Manager.
Unipol is authorized to provide “Non-Life” insurance coverage.
“Good, really good chicken fricassee”. It was August ‘62 and in Vallombrosa six men sat around a beautifully set table rich with food. The main dish, chicken fricassee. They started eating and discussing. Despite the hot summer air and the holiday climate, that was a working lunch.