Aged 36, Florian Sallmann began his career in 2000 with GE Frankona Re in Munich as Project Leader and Executive Assistant to the CEO
In 2002 he joined Gerling in Vienna, as head of marketing and sales steering for Austria before being appointed head of sales, marketing and sales steering in February 2005 for Gerling in Czech Republic.
In August 2006, Florian Sallmann joined Generali in Austria as area manager for the Central and Eastern Europe region.
In September 2007, he joined Generali in Trieste, Italy as Deputy Area Manager for Germany, where he had responsibility for Generali Germany Holding and all of its subsidiaries, a post which he held until joining the Europ Assistance group's German subsidiary.
After completing part of his education in Germany and subsequently in the United States (the University of Texas at Austin – 1998) and in the UK (Middlesex University Business School in London – 1999 - 2000), Florian Sallmann graduated from the International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS – 1996 - 2000). He is also a Doctor in Economic and Social Sciences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (2001-2004).