3 CEO appointments in Allianz Global and German branches

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) and Allianz Deutschland AG announced leadership changes, to take effect from 1 December 2019, subject to regulatory approval.

  1. Joachim MULLER, currently CEO of Allianz Versicherungs-AG (the P&C insurer of Allianz Deutschland) and of Allianz Beratungs- und Vertriebs-AG (ABV, the sales company of Allianz Deutschland), will be appointed as the new CEO of AGCS.

    MULLER is currently also a Board Member of Allianz Deutschland AG, with responsibility for Sales (being CEO of ABV since 2014) and for Property and Casualty insurance (where he has been CEO since 2016). With his extensive experience in the financial services industry, he has successfully demonstrated how long term revenue growth can be combined with sustainable underwriting profitability.

    MULLER will succeed Chris FISCHER HIRS, who will step down as CEO from November 30, 2019. Chris FISCHER HIRS joined Allianz in 1999 as Chief Financial Officer of Allianz Risk Transfer AG (ART), and was a key part of the team which established ART as a leading player in the alternative risk transfer sector. He joined the AGCS SE Board in 2007, and held a variety of Board positions contributing to the successful establishment of AGCS, including Chief Regions & Markets Officer and then CFO, before becoming CEO in 2015.

  2. Andreas KANNING, currently a Board Member at ABV, will become CEO of ABV and a Board Member of Allianz Deutschland AG.

    KANNING joined Allianz in 1995 and took over several managerial tasks in the sales area. From 2012 until 2014, he took over a management role in Human Resources at Allianz Deutschland AG, after which he was appointed to the ABV Management Board. He became responsible for the northern sales region and was appointed Labor Relations Director.

  3. Klaus-Peter ROHLER, CEO of Allianz Deutschland AG, will take over as CEO of Allianz Versicherungs-AG in addition to his current responsibilities.

    ROHLER, who has played a key role in the development and introduction of the Allianz Customer Model, will also represent the property and casualty insurance division at the Management Board of Allianz Deutschland AG.

Source: allianz.com

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