Diversity and internationality of the Board of Management 

As a globally operating company with customers all over the world, we rely on cultural diversity and internationality. 

We are convinced of the extraordinary importance of a diverse workforce. In our view, the success of our global business depends in large part on employing people from different backgrounds who bring different perspectives and approaches to our business. 

Allianz serves customers in over 70 countries worldwide. In order to live up to this claim, the composition of employees is becoming more and more international.  

Gender diversity, internationality and diversity of cultures is also reflected in our Board of Management:  

  • Four out of nine Board members are female: Sirma Boshnakova, Claire-Marie Coste-Lepoutre, Dr. Barbara Karuth-Zelle, Renate Wagner.  
  • Germany is represented most frequently by five Board members, Oliver Bäte, Dr. Barbara Karuth-Zelle, Dr. Klaus-Peter Röhler, Renate Wagner and Dr. Andreas Wimmer. 
  • Four members of the Board of Management come from other countries: Sirma Boshnakova (Bulgaria), Claire-Marie Coste-Lepoutre (France), Christopher Townsend (United Kingdom) and Dr. Günther Thallinger (Austria).
The Board of Management of Allianz SE is made up of nine members. Chairman of the Board of Management is Oliver Bäte.
The Sustainability Board is a dedicated body to address environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues within Allianz.
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