Gerke Witteveen is appointed CEO of NN Pensii SAFPAP S.A. starting 9 October 2023. Gerke takes over from Andreea Pipernea, who led NN Pensii SAFPAP S.A. for the past six years and who will pursue new professional and entrepreneurial opportunities outside NN.
Gerke has a valuable experience of almost 20 years in finance. In the last seven years, he was CFO of NN Asigurari de Viata and is a member of the board of directors of NN Asigurari since 2020. At the same time, he has also been vice-president of The National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies in Romania (UNSAR) since 2017 until now and is a board member of The Netherlands Romanian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC).
Since joining NN, Gerke Witteveen has strengthened the finance area of the company and contributed the digital transformation of NN, as part of its strategy to become the digital insurer of the future. He has been involved in various projects, most notably the implementation of the IFRS17 financial reporting standard.
“Moving forward, as CEO of NN Pensii I will continue the company’s development of operational excellence and consolidation of its investment strategy through which we support more than 2 million Romanians to save for retirement through Pillar II. The coming years will bring increased attention to sustainable investment policies aligned with ESG standards – Environmental, Social, Governance. Another key priority will be to accelerate digitalization with the aim to provide participants a simple and fast experience when interacting with their mandatory private pension fund“, said Gerke Witteveen.