Liane HIRNER apointed to take over VIG's CFO position, starting 2018

29 June 2017 — Daniela GHETU
Liane_HirnerAs of 1 February 2018, Liane HIRNER will be appointed as a Member of the Managing Board of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) for a full five-year term of office. She will take over the CFO position in June 2018, when current CFO's mandate will end.

Currently the CFO position within the VIG is held by Martin SIMHANDL. He expressed his desire not to continue with his term of office, which is due to expire on 30 June 2018, for personal reasons. Thus, he will be resigning from the Managing Board of Vienna Insurance Group in the middle of 2018. However, in the interests of the Group, Martin Simhandl has offered to continue and support with his profound expertise in the real estate sector.

Due to the significant importance of this position at a listed company, the Supervisory Board has already now established a successor. The Supervisory Board of Vienna Insurance Group, headed by Chairman Gunter GEYER, agreed on 26 June 2017 to Liane HIRNER's appointment as a Member of the VIG Board and future CFO.

Martin SIMHANDL began his activities in the Group in 1985 in the legal department of the Wiener Stadtischen Versicherung. In 1995, he became the head of the subsidiaries department and in 2003 he took over the coordination of the Group
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