Christoph SCHMALLENBACH is the new CEO of Generali Switzerland

15 March 2022 — Daniela GHETU
Christoph SCHMALLENBACH, previously a member of the Board of Directors of Generali Germany, is to take over the role of CEO of Generali Switzerland from Andreas KRUMMEL who, after six years as CEO leaves the company to take on new challenges.

Christoph SCHMALLENBACH has held a number of different roles within the Generali Group for around 30 years. After launching his career in an IT role followed by a number of years as COO of Aachen Munchener, between 2017 and the end of 2021 he was Chief Business Officer Exclusive Sales for Generali Germany, with a seat on the Board. In his many years at Generali, he was responsible for numerous transformation projects. They include the transfer of Exclusive Sales from Generali Germany with around 3,000 intermediaries to Allfinanz Deutsche Verm?gensberatung, and the integration of AachenMunchener into Generali Germany, plus rebranding. The 59-year-old holds a degree in computer science and is a German citizen. Christoph SCHMALLENBACH was appointed CEO of Generali Switzerland effective as of 22 February 2022, subject to approval by the Swiss authorities. He will be based in Adliswil.

Jaime ANCHUSTEGUI, CEO International of the Generali Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Generali Switzerland: "Christoph SCHMALLENBACH is an insurance expert, with an extensive experience in the leadership of Transformation projects, within the Generali Group. Christoph is an added value for the implementation of our Avanti 2027 strategy, which has been communicated in January 2022. Generali Switzerland is on the right track to become a leading insurance company for private customers and small and medium-sized enterprises in the area of property insurance and private pension provision by 2027."