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Members of the Supervisory Board and curricula vitae

The Supervisory Board of Allianz SE consists of twelve members divided equally into six shareholder representatives and six employee representatives. In accordance with the SE regulations, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board must be a shareholder representative. Michael Diekmann has been elected Chairman. The vice chairmen of the Supervisory Board are Jim Hagemann Snabe and Rolf Zimmermann.

The distribution of seats for the employee representatives assigns four seats to Germany and one each to France and to the United Kingdom. As a rule the members of the Supervisory Board are elected for a period of 5 years. In the event of a subsequent by-election of an individual member, the term of office will be adjusted to the residual term of the contracts of the other Supervisory Board members. The last elections to the Supervisory Board were held in the Annual General Meeting 2017. The current Supervisory Board is therefore elected until 2022.

  Michael Diekmann

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Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Member of various Supervisory Boards

Personal details

Date of birth
December 23, 1954

Place of birth
Bielefeld, Germany

Place of residence
Munich, Germany

Committees

Standing Committee (Chair)

Audit Committee

Risk Committee (Chair)

Personnel Committee (Chair)

Nomination Committee (Chair)

Technology Committee

Committees

Education

First state examination for lawyers (1. Jur. “Staatsexamen”), University of Göttingen

Second state examination for lawyers (2. Jur. “Staatsexamen”), Lower Saxony

Professional career

1983 – 1988
Diekmann/Thieme GbR (publishing house), CEO

1988 – 1996
Allianz Versicherungs-AG, various positions in sales and product development

1996 – 1998
Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Head of Asia-Pacific Region, Singapore

1998 – 2000
Allianz AG, Deputy Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for Asia-Pacific Region (01 – 02/2000 additional responsibility for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa)

2000 – 2001
Allianz AG, Member of the Board of Management, responsible for the Asia-Pacific Region, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMA)

2002 – 2003
Allianz AG, Member of the Board of Management, responsible for North and South America and Personnel Development at the Allianz Group

2003 – 2015
Allianz SE (formerly Allianz AG), Chairman of the Board of Management

Date of first appointment

May 7, 2017

Membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

BASF SE

Fresenius Management SE

Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA

Siemens AG

No membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

  Jim Hagemann Snabe

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Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Member of various Supervisory Boards

Personal details

Date of birth
October 27, 1965

Place of birth
Egedal, Denmark

Place of residence
Copenhagen, Denmark

Committees

Nomination Committee

Standing Committee

Technology Committee (Chair)

Committees

Education MA in Operational Research and Finance, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark
Professional career

1990 – 1994
SAP AG, Consultant, Head of Consulting Department at the Danish subsidiary of SAP

1994 – 1996
IBM Danmark A/S, Lyngby, Denmark – Practice Leader of Management Consulting Practice, Europe

1996 – 2008
SAP AG, various management functions within SAP Group

2008 – 2010
SAP AG, Member of the Board of Management, Research and Development

2010 – 2014 
SAP AG, Co-Chief Executive Officer

Date of first appointment May 7, 2014
Membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Siemens AG, Munich

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

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Chairman)

  Rolf Zimmermann

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Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Employee, Allianz Deutschland AG

Personal details

Date of birth
January 6, 1953

Place of birth
Frankfurt / Main, Germany

Place of residence
Frankfurt / Main, Germany

Committees

Personnel Committee

Technology Committee

Committees

Education

Commercial school degree

Apprenticeship as a insurance salesman (Versicherungskaufmann) with Frankfurter Versicherungs-AG

Professional career

1972 – 1985
Frankfurter Versicherungs-AG, Clerk in motor liability insurance

1985 – 1990
Frankfurter Versicherungs-AG, Senior clerk in motor liability insurance

1990 – 2006
Member of the Works Council (relieved of normal duties) of Frankfurter Versicherungs-AG

1998 – 2006
Vice chairman of the Supervisory Board of Frankfurter Versicherungs-AG

2005 – 2007
Chairman of the European Works Council (Allianz Europe Committee)

2006 – 2007
Member of the Works Council (relieved of normal duties) of Allianz Versicherungs-AG

Since 2007
Allianz Deutschland AG, member of the Works Council (relieved of normal duties), Chairman of the European Works Council (SE Works Council)

Date of first appointment

October 27, 2006

No membership in other statutory supervisory boards in Germany or comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

  Sophie Boissard

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Chairwoman of the Board of Management, Korian S.A.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 11, 1970

Place of birth
Paris, France

Place of residence
ParisFrance

Committees

Audit Committee

Committees

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in German Language and Literature, Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Degree from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, France

Master Degree in Contemporary History, Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Graduated from the school of public administration ENA (École Nationale d'Administration), France

Executive Training Programme, London Business School, UK

Professional career

1996 – 2004
State Council, Paris, France, Judge

2004 – 2005
Ministry of Labour, Paris, France, Deputy Chief of Staff

2005 – 2007
Office of the Prime Minister, Paris, France, Director General, Strategic Analysis Centre

2007 – 2008
Ministry of Finance and Labour, Paris, France, Deputy Office Manager

2008 – 2009
Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français (SNCF), Paris, France, Executive Director in the areas of Rail Strategy & Regulation

2009 – 2012
SNCF, Member of the Board of Management, Director General of the Stations & Connections Division

2012 – 2014
SNCF, Member of the Board of management, Deputy Director General of the Areas of Strategy & Development

2014 – 2015
SNCF, Member of the Board of Management, Director General of the Real Estate Division

From 2016
Korian S.A., Paris, France, Chairwoman of the Board of Management

Date of first appointment

May 3, 2017

Membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Curanum AG (Korian Group Company) (Chairwoman)

No membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

  Christine Bosse

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Member of various Supervisory Boards

Personal details

Date of birth
December 21, 1960

Place of birth
Virum, Denmark

Place of residence
Dronningmølle, Denmark

Committees

Risk Committee

Nomination Committee

Committees

Education Master of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Management training programmes at INSEAD, France; Wharton University of Pennsylvania, USA; and Harvard Business School, USA

Professional career

1988 – 1990
Tryg, Copenhagen, Denmark, Head of Claims Department

1990 – 1991
Tryg, Head of Underwriting

1991 – 1993
Tryg, Deputy Head of Corporate Department for Claims and Underwriting

1993 – 1995
Tryg, Personnel Department

1995 – 1999
Tryg, Head of the Personnel Department

1999 – 2003
Tryg, Director

2003 – 2011
Tryg, Chief Executive Officer

Date of first appointment

August 15, 2012

No membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany
Membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

P/F BankNordik, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (Chairwoman)

TDC A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark

  Gabriele Burkhardt-Berg

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Employee, Allianz Deutschland AG

Personal details

Date of birth
May 20, 1960

Place of birth
Dresden, Germany

Place of residence
Euskirchen, Germany

Committees

Standing Committee

Technology Committee

Committees

Education

Training for insurance clerk (Versicherungskauffrau)

Professional career

1979 – 2001
Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Cologne – clerk and deputy head of different departments

2002 – 2008
Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Cologne – Chair of the Works Council released of normal duties

Since 2008
Allianz Deutschland AG, Cologne – Chair of the Works Council released of normal duties

2007 – 2011
Allianz Deutschland AG, Munich – Chair of the Central Works Council

Since 2011
Allianz SE, Munich – Chair of the Group Works Council

Date of first appointment May 9, 2012
Membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany Allianz Deutschland AG, Munich
No membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

  Jean-Jacques Cette

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Employee, Allianz France S.A.

Personal details

Date of birth
June 25, 1956

Place of birth
Sète, France

Place of residence
Gentilly, France

Committees Audit Committee

Committees

Education

Training in industrial hygiene and safety

Diploma in "Prevention" from the Ministry of the Interior

Accreditation from the Centre National de Prévention et de Protection (CNPP, National Centre for Prevention and Fire Protection)

Safety technology at the Centre National des Techniques du Bâtiment (CSTB, National Centre for Building Technology)

Professional career

1974 – 1977
Bataillon Marins-Pompiers (fire brigade battalion in the French Navy), Marseilles

1978 – 1986
Prevention Department, Management Division, Central Directorate Assurances Générales de France S.A., Paris (AGF, since 2009 Allianz France S.A.)

1986 – 1996
Prevention Department, Investment Division, Real Estate Directorate AGF, Deputy Departmental Manager

1996 – 2000
Trade union official at AGF, Member of the Insurance sector at CFDT (trade union federation) France

2000 – 2002
National trade union representative of CFDT at AGF, Member of the Allianz Europe Committee (AEC – European Works Council of Allianz)

2002 – 2010
Secretary of the Common Enterprise Board of AGF

2002 – 2013
Secretary of the Common Establishment Committee (Comité Inter Etablissement) of Allianz France S.A.

2010 – 2013
Secretary of the Group Works Council (comité de groupe) of Allianz France S.A.

Since 2013
Responsible for the development of social economy at Allianz France S.A.

Date of first appointment

October 27, 2006

No membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees) Allianz France S.A., Paris, France

  Dr. Friedrich Eichiner

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Member of various Supervisory Boards

Personal details

Date of birth
April 9, 1955

Place of birth
Eichstätt, Germany

Place of residence
Munich, Germany

Committees

Audit Committee (Chair)

Risk Committee

Technology Committee

Committees

Education

Diploma in Business Administration, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich

PhD (Dr. oec. publ.), Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich

Professional career

1987 – 1999 
BMW AG, various management and project-management tasks in the areas of logistics and IT

1999 – 2002 
BMW AG, Director of Sales Development, Sales Management

2002 – 2007 
BMW AG, Director of Corporate Planning

2007 – 2008 
BMW AG, Member of the Board of Management, Corporate and Brand Development

2008 – 2016 
BMW AG, Member of the Board of Management, Finance

Membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Festo AG, Stuttgart

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

Festo Management AG, Wien, Austria

  Martina Grundler

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

National representative insurances, Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft ver.di, Berlin

Personal details

Date of birth
February 6, 1962

Place of birth
Aachen, Germany

Place of residence
Euskirchen, Germany

Committees Audit Committee

Committees

Education Advanced college entrance certificate (Allgemeine Hochschulreife)
Professional career

1990 – 1999
DKV, Cologne – various positions, processing (Sachbearbeitung), contract services department

1999 – 2002
DKV, Cologne – project manager, public relations

2003 – 2004
DKV, Cologne – project coordinator, contract services department

2004 – 2005
DKV, Cologne – coordinator communications, general services department

2005 – 2014
ERGO-Versicherungsgruppe, Cologne – independent works council representative

Since 2015
Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft ver.di, Berlin – national representative insurances

Date of first appointment

April 1, 2016

No membership in other statutory supervisory boards in Germany or comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

  Herbert Hainer

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Member of various Supervisory Boards

Personal details

Date of birth
July 3, 1954

Place of birth
Dingolfing, Germany

Place of residence
Herzogenaurach, Germany

Committees

Personnel Committee

Standing Committee

Committees

Education

Diploma in Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences Landshut

Professional career

1979 – 1987
Procter & Gamble GmbH, Sales and Marketing Manager Germany

1987 – 1989
adidas AG, Sales Director Hardware (racquets, balls, bags)

1989 – 1991
adidas AG, Sales Director Field

1991 – 1993
adidas AG, General Sales Manager Germany

1993 – 1995
adidas AG, Manager Sales and Logistics Germany

1996 – 1997
adidas AG, Senior Vice President Sales and Logistics Europe, Africa, Middle East

1997 – 2000
adidas AG, Member of the Board of Management, Sales and Logistics Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Pacific

2000 – 2001
adidas AG, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management

2001 – 2016
adidas AG, Chairman of the Board of Management

Date of first appointment

May 3, 2017

Membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Deutsche Lufthansa AG

FC Bayern München AG

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

Accenture Plc, Ireland

Sportradar AG, Switzerland (Chairman)

  Godfrey Robert Hayward

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Employee, Allianz Insurance plc

Personal details

Date of birth
January 8, 1960

Place of birth
Ashford, United Kingdom

Place of residence
Ashford, United Kingdom

Committees

Risk Committee

Committees

Education

Mechanical fitter apprenticeship, British Rail Engineering, United Kingdom

Completed ordinary & higher national certificates in mechanical engineering, Canterbury College of Technology, United Kingdom

Incorporated Engineer (IEng), Engineering Council

Professional career

1980 – 1987
British Rail Engineering, Ashford and London, United Kingdom, mechanical fitter, later first line supervisor

Since 1987
Allianz Insurance plc, Guildford, United Kingdom, engineer surveyor

Since 1997
Allianz Insurance plc, workplace representative for Allianz Engineering

Since 2001
Allianz Insurance plc, senior union representative of Unite for Allianz Engineering

2006 – 2012
Allianz SE, Member of the Supervisory Board and Risk Committee

Since 2007
Allianz SE, Vice Chairman of the European Works Council of Allianz

Since 2016
Allianz Pension Fund Trustees Limited, Guildford, United Kingdom, Director

Date of first appointment

May 3, 2017

No membership in other statutory supervisory boards in Germany or comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

  Jürgen Lawrenz

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Member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE

Position

Employee, Allianz Technology SE

Personal details

Date of birth
April 1, 1963

Place of birth
Stuttgart, Germany

Place of residence
Winnenden, Germany

Committees

Standing Committee

Risk Committee

Committees

Education

Advanced technical college entrance certificate (Fachhochschulreife)

Apprenticeship as office machine electronics technician

Professional career

1987 – 1991 
Bunker Ramo Corp. (later Philips PKI AG), systems engineer for banking systems

1991 – 1998
Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG, Stuttgart, systems programmer

Since 1999
Allianz Gesellschaft für Informatik Services GmbH (later Allianz Managed Operations & Services SE), systems programmer / IT engineer in various areas; works council activitiy, inter alia Deputy Chairman of the Central Works Council

Since 2011
Allianz SE, Deputy Chairman of the Goup Works Council

Since 2013
Allianz Managed Operations & Services SE, Chairman of the SE Works Council

Since 2015
Allianz SE, member of the SE Works Council

Date of first appointment August 1, 2015
Membership in other statutory supervisory and SE administrative boards in Germany

Allianz Technology SE, Munich

No membership in comparable supervisory bodies (listed on a stock exchange or more than 500 employees)

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