Andreas Wimmer

Since 2020 Andreas Wimmer is chief executive officer of Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG, the biggest life insurance entity in AZ Group and number 1 life insurer in Germany with more than 10 million customers and an investment portfolio worth EUR 320 billion, thereof approx. one third in alternative assets.  Andreas is a well-networked, renowned expert in the life insurance segment and in investment management who has over the years demonstrated exceptional dedication and strong leadership skills. He plays a major role in deploying state-of-the-art life insurance solutions to Allianz markets internationally and in further strengthening the synergies of life insurance and asset management solutions. 
In former roles at Allianz, Andreas was in charge for corporate clients, sales, broker management as well as product development in the life insurance market. He implemented innovative investment solutions, both for retail and corporate clients in a continuous low interest environment. During his time as CEO, Allianz Leben launched extensive innovations in old-age provision: Since 2021, Allianz has put a strong focus on solutions with contemporary guarantees of 90, 80 or 60 percent of the contributions paid. This enables a more flexible capital investment and thus attractive long-term returns. In addition, Andreas Wimmer has consistently pursued the strategy of placing attractive capital market-related products in the foreground - today, every second new Allianz customer is buying one of these solutions.
In 1999 he started his career as a researcher at the institute for banking innovation in Germany. He holds a PhD. in business administration from the University of Regensburg and an MBA from Murray State University, USA.
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Andreas Wimmer
The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with around 125 million* private and corporate customers in nearly 70 countries. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing around 746 billion euros** on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage about 1.8 trillion euros** of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we are among the leaders in the insurance industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2023, over 157,000 employees achieved total business volume of 161.7 billion euros and an operating profit of 14.7 billion euros for the group.
* Including non-consolidated entities with Allianz customers.
** As of March 31, 2024.

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Leadership change at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE and Allianz Commercial

Petros Papanikolaou will succeed Joachim Müller as CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE with effect from January 1, 2024, with additional responsibility for leading Allianz Commercial globally.  

Allianz SE Announces Updates to its Board of Management

Oliver Bäte’s mandate as Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE has been renewed through the Annual Shareholders Meeting 2028. / The mandate of Andreas Wimmer has been renewed through September 30, 2029. / Claire-Marie Coste-Lepoutre has been appointed as Member of the Board of Management and Chief Financial Officer effective January 1, 2024. / Giulio Terzariol to be granted a release from his mandate as of December 31, 2023 so that he may pursue a career opportunity outside of Allianz.

Allianz SE Supervisory Board Extends Mandates for Barbara Karuth-Zelle and Christopher Townsend through 2028

The Supervisory Board of Allianz SE announced today that it has extended the mandates of Allianz SE Board Members Barbara Karuth-Zelle, Group Chief Operating Officer, and Christopher Townsend, responsible for Global Insurance Lines, Global Commercial Insurance, Reinsurance, Anglo Markets, Iberia & Latin America, Middle East and Africa.