AGCS and Allianz Germany announce leadership changes

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) and Allianz Deutschland AG have announced leadership changes that will take effect from December 1, 2019, subject to regulatory approval. Joachim Müller, currently CEO of Allianz Versicherungs-AG and of Allianz Beratungs- und Vertriebs-AG, will be appointed as the new CEO of AGCS.

Allianz Global Investors announces leadership changes

Tobias C. Pross, currently Global Head of Distribution, and Deborah Zurkow, currently Global Head of Alternatives, will succeed Andreas Utermann as CEO and Global Head of Investments, respectively. Andreas Utermann will be available to the leadership of the firm on an advisory basis for the first six months of 2020.

Contracts of Allianz SE Board Members Jacqueline Hunt and Günther Thallinger extended

The Supervisory Board of Allianz SE has decided to extend the Board of Management mandates of Jacqueline Hunt for three years until the end of 2022 – in line with her request – and of Günther Thallinger for five years until the end of 2024.

Changes to the Board of Management at Allianz SE

Helga Jung, Member of the Board of Allianz SE, will retire on December 31, 2019.  She will leave after 26 years at Allianz and having served as Member of the Board of Management for eight years. Renate Wagner, currently Chief Human Resources Officer at Allianz SE, has been appointed as her successor from January 1, 2020, subject to regulatory approval.

Profile: Renate Wagner

She's dynamic. Expressive, engaging. But never without depth. Her thought processes are arranged in a perfect order. After all, she has studied theoretical mathematics – a subject that seemingly contrasts with her extroverted, vibrant personality if you go by stereotypes.

Change in leadership at Allianz Group Economic Research

Ludovic Subran will become the Chief Economist of Allianz SE and take over as Head of Group Economic Research from October 1, 2019. He succeeds Michael Heise who is retiring after 17 years at Allianz.

Sirma Boshnakova to succeed Rémi Grenier as CEO of Allianz Partners

Sirma Boshnakova will become the Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Partners, effective April 1, 2019. 

Allianz selects Abidjan as new strategic hub for its African operations

Allianz Africa is to officially open its new strategic hub in Abidjan, where it will steer its transformation and improve the service it delivers to its clients and partners. The new hub will be headed by Delphine Traoré Maïdou, Regional Chief Operating Officer and Regional Executive Board member of Allianz Africa.

Change in the Board of Management of Allianz operating entities

Allianz announces three senior leadership appointments: Birgit König, currently CEO of Allianz Deutschland’s private health insurer Allianz Private Krankenversicherung (APKV) and Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland, will head the international unit Allianz Digital Health (ADH) with effect from April 1, 2019.