The CRO Forum welcomes SAMPO Group and Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) as new members, as of January 2023.


SAMPO Group was founded in 1909 in Turku in Finland. Main business focus is non-life insurance in the Nordic and Baltic countries and in the UK. Vienna Insurance Group is an international insurance group headquartered in Vienna, offering life, non-life, re-insurance, pension fund and asset management services. Its corporate roots date back to 1824. Vienna Insurance Group places an emphasis on Central and Eastern Europe as its home market.


On behalf of the members, Peter Giger (CRO Forum Chair) commented:”I am pleased to welcome SAMPO Group and Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) as members of the CRO Forum. The two companies have a long history of risk management expertise and bring geographic diversity to the Forum which will support our core aims of championing best practice in risk management, aligning regulatory requirements with best practices and providing insights on emering and long-term risks.”