Change in UNIQA’s Supervisory Board

6 June 2024 — Daniela GHETU

Christian Kuhn has resigned from the UNIQA Supervisory Board due to the age limit stipulated in the UNIQA statutes. Professor Monika Henzinger was elected as his successor.

The internationally renowned computer scientist and algorithm expert from Germany headed the research department of a globally relevant company in Silicon Valley, was a professor at the University of Vienna, and is currently conducting research at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA). She is the author of more than 200 scientific papers and holds over 80 patents. Her numerous scientific awards include two Advanced Grants from the European Research Council ERC and the FWF Wittgenstein Prize.

"We say goodbye to Christian Kuhn, who is retiring after many years of dedicated and particularly valuable work on the Supervisory Board due to age. His high level of technical expertise and strategic thinking have helped to support the company in its growth and keep it on the road to success. We thank Christian Kuhn for his extraordinary achievements and are delighted that he will continue to be closely associated with the company as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the UNIQA Versicherungsverein Privatstiftung," says Burkhard Gantenbein, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UNIQA Insurance Group AG. "We are extremely pleased to welcome Monika Henzinger as a new member of our Supervisory Board. With her outstanding expertise as an internationally renowned computer scientist and specialist in algorithms, she will provide valuable impetus for the strategic direction of our company in the areas of digitization, data analysis and artificial intelligence."