National Insurance, a member of National Bank Group, on Friday named Yiannis Katsouridis as new chief executive, replacing Minos Moyses whoc resigned citing personal reasons.

Leonidas Theoklitos, chairman of the company, said the new board’s aim was to enhance the National Insurance’s leading role in the domestic market during a very difficult period for the country’s economy. Katsouridis, 43, has worked for National Bank Group in Greece and abroad and has a very good knowledge of the investment market, the stock market and the sales department.