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Members of the Board of Management and curricula vitae

The Board of Management of Allianz SE is made up of ten members. Chairman of the Board of Management is Oliver Bäte.

Here you can find the CVs of all members of the Board of Management including their sphere of responsibility.

Sergio Balbinot

Oliver Bäte

Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE (CEO)

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Personal details

Date of birth
March 1, 1965

Place of birth
Bensberg, Germany

Nationality
German

Education

Apprenticeship at Westdeutsche Landesbank, Cologne, Germany

University of Cologne, Business Administration

Leonard Stern School of Business, New York University, MBA

Professional career

1993 – 1994 
McKinsey & Company, New York

1995 – 1998 
McKinsey & Company, Germany

1998 – 2003 
McKinsey & Company, Germany, Principal, Leader of the German Insurance Practice

2003 – 2007 
McKinsey & Company, Germany, Director, Leader of the European Insurance and Asset Management Sector

2008 – September 2009 
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

September 2009 – 2012 
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Controlling, Reporting, Risk (CFO)

2013 – 2014
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, responsible for the insurance business in France, Benelux, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and for the Center of Competence "Global Property & Casualty"

January – May 7, 2015
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, responsible for the Center of Competence "Global Property & Casualty"

Since May 7, 2015 
Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE (CEO)

September 2015 – March 2018
Additionally responsible for Human Resources (Director responsible for Work and Social Welfare)

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany
Allianz Deutschland AG (Group mandate, Chairman)
Membership in other official bodies

Pan European Insurance Forum (PEIF)

Institute of International Finance (IIF)

Geneva Assocation (Vice Chairman)

Teaching position University of Cologne

Sergio Balbinot

Sergio Balbinot

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Insurance Western & Southern Europe, Asia Pacific

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Personal details

Date of birth 
September 8, 1958

Place of birth 
Tarvisio, Italy

Nationality
Italian

Education

Master Degree in Business Administration, University of Bologna

Professional career

1983 – 1989
Various positions, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Triest and Deutscher Lloyd, Munich (subsidiary of Assicurazioni Generali)

1989 – 1992
Head of branch office, Assicurazioni Generali, Zurich

1992 – 1995
Member of the Executive Committee, Europ Assistance S.A., Paris (subsidiary of Assicurazioni Generali), responsible for international business

1995 – 1998
Various management positions, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Triest

1998 – 2000
Deputy General Manager, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Triest

2000 – 2002
General Manager, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Triest

2002 – 2012
Managing Director, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Triest

2011 – 2018
Chairman, Insurance Europe

2012 – 2014
Group Chief Insurance Officer, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Triest

2013 – 2014
Chairman, Generali Italy SpA, Triest

Since January 1, 2015
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, responsible for the insurance business in the countries of western and southern Europe (France, Benelux, Italy, Greece, Turkey), since 2017 additionally responsible for the insurance business in Asia PacificSince September 1, 2015

Membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

UniCredit S.p.A.

Allianz France S.A. (Group mandate)

Allianz Sigorta A.S. (Group mandate)

Allianz Yasam ve Emeklilik A.S. (Group mandate)

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd.

Jacqueline Hunt

Jacqueline Hunt

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Asset Management, US Life Insurance

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Personal details

Date of birth 
April 27, 1968

Place of birth 
Johannesburg, South Africa

Nationality
British, New Zealand

Education

Bachelor of Accounting, University of Witwatersrand

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Witwatersrand

Chartered Accountant, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Professional career

1991 – 1995
Audit Manager, Deloitte & Touche, South Africa and New Zealand

1995 – 1997
Senior Audit Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, New Zealand

1997 – 1999
Director Global Capital Markets, PricewaterhouseCoopers, New York

1999 – 2003
Deputy Director Capital Management, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group plc, London

2003 – 2004
Director of Group Financial Reporting, Aviva plc, London

2004 – 2005
Corporate Office Finance Director, Aviva plc, London

2005 – 2007
Group Finance Director, Hibernian Group plc, Dublin

2007 – 2008
Chief Finance Officer, Norwich Union Insurance, Norwich

2009 – 2013
Chief Financial Officer, Standard Life plc, Edinburgh

2013 – 2015
CEO, Prudential UK and Europe and member of the Board of Prudential plc, London

Since July 1, 2016 
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, responsible for Asset Management, US Life Insurance

Membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Group mandate, Chairwoman)

Dr. Christof Mascher

Dr. Christof Mascher

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Operations, Allianz Services

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Personal details

Date of birth 
July 2, 1960

Place of birth 
Lienz (East Tyrol), Austria

Nationality
Austrian

Education

M.A. Philosophy, University of Vienna

Doctorate degree in law, University of Innsbruck

Professional career

1989 – 1993 
Business Division Commercial Lines/Broker, Wiener Allianz

1993 – 1995 
Head of Business Organization, Wiener Allianz/Anglo Elementar

1994 – 1995 
Head of Information Technology, Wiener Allianz/Anglo Elementar

1995 – 2000 
Head of Information Management (Information Technology and Business Organization), Allianz Elementar (Merger 1997)

2000 – 2005 
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Elementar, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Operating Officer (COO)

2006 – 2010 
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland AG, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Since September 2009 
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Volkswagen Autoversicherung AG

Allianz Technology SE (Group mandate, Chairman)

Membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

Allianz Partners SAS (Group mandate)

Niran Peiris

Niran Peiris

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Global Insurance Lines & Anglo Markets, Reinsurance, Middle East, Africa

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Personal details

Date of birth
July 28, 1961

Place of birth
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Nationality
Australian

Education

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics, Sydney University

Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA), Institute of Chartered Accountants

Professional career

1985 – 1987
Tax Senior, Coopers & Lybrand, Sydney

1987 – 1988
Manager Taxation Services Division, Bird Cameron Chartered Accountants, Sydney

1988 – 1992
Group Taxation Manager, FAI Insurance Group, Sydney

1992 – 1995
Financial Controller Corporate, FAI Insurance Group, Sydney

1995 – 1999
Group Financial Controller, FAI Insurance Group, Sydney

1999 – 2000
General Manager Finance & Administration, QBE Insurance Australia Ltd., Sydney

2000 – 2001
General Manager Finance, Allianz Australia Ltd., Sydney

2002 – 2009
CFO, Allianz Australia Ltd., Sydney

2009 – 2012
Chief General Manager Retail Distribution, Allianz Australia Ltd., Sydney & CEO, Allianz Australia Life Insurance Ltd. , Sydney

2013 – 2017
Managing Director, Allianz Australia Ltd., Sydney

Since January 1, 2018
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, responsible for Global Insurance Lines & Anglo Markets, Reinsurance, Middle East, Africa

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (Group mandate, Chairman)

Membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)
Allianz p.l.c. (Group mandate)

Dr. Klaus-Peter-Röhler

Dr. Klaus-Peter Röhler

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Insurance German Speaking Countries and Central & Eastern Europe

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Personal details

Date of birth 
November 4, 1964

Place of birth 
Landau, Germany

Nationality
German

Education

Bank apprenticeship, Vereins- und Westbank, Hannover

1. and 2. state law exams and PhD in law, Göttingen University

Study of economics and Master Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann), Göttingen University

Professional career

1996 – 1999
Executive Assistant to the Head of North-Rhine Westphalia regional office, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Cologne

1999 – 2000
Regional Sales Manager Agent Channel, North-Rhine Westphalia regional office, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Soest 

2000 – 2001
Department Head for Property & Casualty small/medium commercial customers, North-Rhine Westphalia regional office, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Cologne

2001 – 2002
Head of Banking Sales, North-Rhine Westphalia regional office, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Cologne

2002 – 2003
Allianz-Dresdner Integration Office, Munich (as of 07/2002 Head of Office)

2003 – 2006
Head of CEO Office, Allianz SE, Munich

2006 – 2007
Senior Vice President, Business Division Europe I (Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Portugal, Greece and Turkey), Allianz SE, Munich

2007 – 2012
General Manager & COO, Allianz S.p.A, Milan

2012 – 2013
CEO and delegate of the Board of Directors, Allianz Suisse, Zurich

2014 – 2017
CEO, Allianz S.p.A., Milan

Since 2018
CEO, Allianz Deutschland AG, Munich

Since April 1, 2020
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Insurance German Speaking Countries and Central & Eastern Europe

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

EUROKAI GmbH & Co. KGaA

Allianz Beratungs- und Vertriebs-AG (Group mandate, Chairman)

Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG (Group mandate, Chairman)

Allianz Private Krankenversicherungs-AG (Group mandate, Chairman)

Allianz Versicherungs-AG (Group mandate, Chairman)

Iván de la Sota

Iván de la Sota

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Business Transformation, Insurance Iberia & Latin America, Allianz Partners

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Personal details

Date of birth
September 18, 1964

Place of birth
Bilbao, Spain

Nationality
Spanish

Education

Master Degree in Business Administration, University of Augsburg

Master of Business Administration, City University Business School, London

Professional career

1991 – 1995
Country Manager Spain & Portugal, Business Division Southern Europe, Allianz AG

1995 – 1998
Head of Planning and Controlling, Allianz Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A., Barcelona, Spain

1998 – 2004
CFO, Allianz Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A., Barcelona, Spain

2000 – 2006
Head of divisions industrial insurance and corporate clients, life insurance, e-business, Allianz Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A., Barcelona, Spain
CEO Fénix Directo, Spain

2007 – 2010
CEO, Allianz Companhia de Seguros Allianz Portugal S.A., Lisbon, Portugal

2011 – 2012
Member of the Board of Mangement, Deputy CEO, Allianz Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A., Barcelona, Spain

2012 – 2015
CEO, Allianz Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A., Barcelona, Spain

2015 – 2018
Regional CEO of Iberia & Latin America, São Paulo, Brazil

Since April 1, 2018
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Chief Business Transformation Officer, responsible for the European direct insurance companies, the global business line Allianz Partners, and for the Iberian and Latin American region

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Allianz Deutschland AG (Group mandate)

Membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

Allianz Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A., Spain (Group mandate)

Allianz Partners S.A.S., France (Group mandate, Chairman)

Allianz Seguros S.A., Brazil (Group mandate)

Companhia de Seguros Allianz Portugal S.A. (Group mandate)

Giulio Terzariol

Giulio Terzariol

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Finance, Controlling, Risk (CFO)

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Personal details

Date of birth 
November 26, 1971

Place of birth 
San Dona‘ di Piave, Italy

Nationality
Italian

Education

Laurea (Master Degree) in Business Administration, Luigi Bocconi University, Milan

Scholarships PIM/CEMS, University Cologne

Professional career

1995 – 1997
Trainee, Generali Insurance, Munich

1998 – 2000
Financial analyst, Group Planning and Controlling, Allianz SE

2001 – 2004
Head of International Insurance Controlling, Allianz SE

2005 – 2007
CFO, Allianz Insurance Management Asia Pacific, Singapore

2007 – 2008
Business Financial Officer, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Minneapolis

2008 – 2015
CFO, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Minneapolis

2016 – 2017
Head of Group Planning and Controlling, Allianz SE

Since January 1, 2018
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Finance, Controlling, Risk (CFO)

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Allianz Deutschland AG (Group mandate)

Dr. Günther Thallinger

Dr. Günther Thallinger

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Investment Management, ESG

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Personal details

Date of birth
January 24, 1972

Place of birth
Graz, Austria

Nationality
Austrian

Education

Technical University of Graz and Vienna, Technical Mathematics 

Technical University of Vienna, Dissertation in Applied Mathematics

Professional career

1996 – 1998
Scientist, Technical University of Vienna

1999 – 2004 
McKinsey & Company, Cologne & Vienna

2005 – 2009
Principal, McKinsey & Company

2009 – 2011
CFO, Allianz Investment Management (AIM SE)

2012– 2016
CEO, Allianz Investment Management (AIM SE)

Since January 1, 2017
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, responsible for Investments and the Center of Competence "Global Life & Health"

Since January 1, 2018
Additionally Chairman of the ESG Board

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Allianz Deutschland AG (Group mandate)

Allianz Investment Management SE (Group mandate, Chairman)

Allianz Private Krankenversicherungs-AG (Group mandate)

Allianz Versicherungs-AG (Group mandate)

   

Renate Wagner

Renate Wagner

Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Human Resources, Legal, Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions

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Personal details

Date of birth 
September 29, 1974

Place of birth
Heltau, Romania

Nationality
German

Education

Diploma in Mathematics, University of Paderborn

Master of Business Administration, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Professional career

1998 – 2000

Risk Analyst, Westdeutsche Landesbank AG, Dusseldorf

2001 – 2005
Senior Consultant, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Munich

2005 – 2006
Head of Accounting, Risk Controlling and Regulatory Reporting, dab Bank AG, Munich

2006 – 2008
Head of Change Management, Zurich Insurance Group, Zurich

2008 – 2010
Head of Capital & Liquidity Management and Risk Based Capital, Zurich Insurance Group, Zurich

2010 – 2013
Head of Business Performance Management, Strategic Finance and Divisional Treasurer, Zurich Insurance Group, Zurich

2013 – 2014
Head of CFO Office, Allianz SE, Munich

2014 – 2015
Head of CEO Office, Allianz SE, Munich

2015 – 2018
Regional CFO and Head of Life & Health Asia-Pacific, Allianz SE, Singapore

01 – 03/2019
Regional CEO Life & Health Asia-Pacific, Allianz SE, Singapore

04 – 12/2019
Head of Human Resources, Allianz SE, Munich

Since January 1, 2020
Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, responsible for Human Resources, Legal, Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions

Membership in statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany Allianz Global Investors GmbH (Group mandate)