Board changes at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in 2018
Board changes at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in 2018

Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) announced changes to its Board of Management, which take effect in 2018. From July 1, 2018, Chief Operating Officer Sinéad Browne moves to a new Board-level role at AGCS, taking over from Chief Regions and Markets Officer, Carsten Scheffel, who retires from his role at the end of June. 

Euler Hermes appoints Virginie Fauvel as Chief Transformation Officer and Head of the Americas region
Euler Hermes appoints Virginie Fauvel as Chief Transformation Officer and Head of the Americas region

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, has appointed Virginie Fauvel as Chief Transformation Officer as of January 15, 2018, and Head of the Americas region as of April 1, 2018. Once her nomination is approved by the Supervisory Board on February 9, 2018, she will also join the Board of Management of Euler Hermes as of April 1, 2018. 

Allianz X Announces Strategy and Leadership Changes

Allianz X, the venture unit of the Allianz Group, announced today strategy and leadership changes intended to prepare the entity for long-term success.

Carsten Quitter named Allianz Group Chief Investment Officer and AIM Managing Director
Carsten Quitter named Allianz Group Chief Investment Officer and AIM Managing Director

Carsten Quitter will become Allianz Group Chief Investment Officer (Group CIO) and, as Managing Director, will take over as Co-Lead of Allianz Investment Management SE (AIM) on January 1, 2018. He will replace Andreas Gruber, who is leaving at his own request after 29 years at the Allianz Group to retire. 

George McKay to retire in 2018

Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active investment managers, announced today that George McKay, its Co-Head, Global Head of Distribution and Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) will step down from executive responsibilities in April next year.  

New Leadership at Allianz Deutschland. Klaus-Peter Röhler named CEO
New Leadership at Allianz Deutschland and Allianz Italia

The Supervisory Board of Allianz Deutschland AG today named Dr. Klaus-Peter Röhler as Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) and successor to Dr. Manfred Knof, effective January 1, 2018. The Allianz Italia Board of Directors  decided to appoint Giacomo Campora, 50, as CEO of Allianz Italia as of January 1, 2018.

Rémi Vrignaud to take over from Wolfram Littich as the new CEO of Allianz Austria
Rémi Vrignaud to take over from Wolfram Littich as the new CEO of Allianz Austria

The Supervisory Board of Allianz Austria has appointed Rémi Vrignaud as the new Chairman of the Board of Management with effect from August 25, 2017. He will take over from Wolfram Littich, who has been successfully heading up the Allianz companies in Austria since 2001.

Euler Hermes names new ASEAN and China CEOs to lead expansion

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, announces two senior executive appointments in its Asia Pacific region. Clemens Philippi is appointed chief executive officer of Euler Hermes ASEAN, with responsibility for the company’s activities in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Benoit Ganzmann has been appointed chief executive officer of Euler Hermes China, based in Shanghai.

Allianz announces new leadership in Indonesia

Allianz has announced the appointment of Joos Louwerier as Country Manager & CEO, Allianz Life Indonesia, where he will oversee the growth strategy and have overall management responsibility of all Allianz operations in Indonesia. Joos succeeds Joachim Wessling, who is stepping down to pursue external opportunities.