Finlex strengthens its Austrian team

The Viennese team of Finlex will be strengthened in May with Mgr Zuzana Ruzsikova, a proven financial lines expert. She was most recently Senior Underwriter Liability & Financial Lines at R+V Versicherung AG. Prior to that, she was, among other things, Financial Lines Broker at Funk International Austria GmbH and Underwriter International Liability/Financial Lines at UNIQA Insurance Group AG.


Zuzana Ruzsikova: “The future belongs to the digitalisation of the insurance industry. The transformation of the insurance industry has long since begun and can no longer be stopped. I am very pleased to become part of such a modern and innovative company. I am happy to use my professional know-how and my many years of experience from the financial lines sector as well as from the Austria and CEE region at Finlex and thus become part of the success story of this enormously growing scale-up.”


“We are delighted to have gained Zuzana Ruzsikova, a proven expert, as Financial Lines Insurance Expert Austria+ CEE – just in time for the go-live of the Austrian Finlex platform in May 2022”, Peter Loisel, Country Head Austria of Finlex, is pleased to announce.

Finlex started its first internationalisation steps in Austria at the beginning of the year, with Dr. Peter Loisel as Country Head Austria.


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Mgr. Zuzana Ruzskiova | (Press photo)
Dr. Peter Loisel | (Press photo)
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About Finlex GmbH

Finlex – the online insurance platform for commercial and industrial clients – aims to be the leading digital marketplace for financial lines’ business segments throughout Europe. This includes D&O, cyber, legal expenses, fidelity, pecuniary loss liability and capital market transaction insurance. Finlex focuses on digitization and professionalism.

The InsurTech Radar 2021, recently published by Oliver Wyman, considers Finlex one of the few ‘scale-ups’ with enormous potential. Scale-ups are start-ups that have left the initial phase and are showing rapid growth.

Finlex is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main with offices in Berlin, Barcelona, Düsseldorf, and Vienna.


Press contact

Finlex GmbH
Denise Jetzki | Head of Corporate Marketing
Phone: +49 69 8700 142-0


About Mgr. Zuzana Ruzsikova

Zuzana Ruzsikova (40) graduated from Comenius University in Bratislava, her native city, with a Master’s degree in Political Science / European Studies. For more than 14 years she worked both on the insurer and broker side, since 2012 in Austria. Her career in Financial Lines started at UNIQA Corporate Business GmbH in the Governance & Referrals CB team as Underwriter Liability & Financial Lines. In 2014-2016 she was responsible for monitoring and steering the industrial business of the local UNIQA Group companies. She conducted underwriting audits, was responsible for reporting, analysis and training of the local underwriters and developed solutions in complex business cases exceeding the underwriting limits of the local underwriters and organised reinsurance. As Account Executive/Insurance Manager at the in-house broker Steinhoff Risk Solutions Ltd (London), she was responsible for the office in Austria in 2017-2018. She then moved to Funk and was responsible for the complex tenders, also in accordance with public procurement law, and the handling of complex major claims in the D&O sector until 2021. Most recently, she was employed at the Austrian branch of R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG as Senior Underwriter Liability & Financial Lines, where she was also responsible for pecuniary loss liability in addition to D&O insurance.