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. In her new role, based in London, Ms Browne will oversee AGCS Regional Unit London, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Nordics, Russia, Dubai and Australia, plus Asia and South America regions. Bettina Dietsche, currently Head of Group Operations at Allianz SE in Munich joins AGCS on April 1, 2018 to succeed Ms Browne as COO, subject to approvals of the regulator and the Supervisory Board.
In addition, Chief Claims Officer Alexander Mack will retire from AGCS on June 30, 2018, with Philipp Cremer taking on the non-Board level role of Global Head of Claims, reporting to AGCS CEO Chris Fischer Hirs. Ms Browne (45) joined the AGCS Board in 2012. As Chief Operating Officer, she oversees a broad range of functions including IT, Operations, HR, Organization & Business Transformation and the Shared Services Unit.