Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has named Hans-Joerg Mauthe as regional CEO for Central & Eastern Europe (CEE).
Mauthe joined the insurance group in 1990 as a trainee in Frankfurt. His previous positions in the region include head of liability and head of market management.
In his new role, Mauthe will be in charge of the German market and of AGCS activities in Austria, Switzerland, and Eastern Europe.
Mauthe commented: “CEE is an important region that has been my professional home at AGCS for many years,”
“After years as deputy, I am delighted to now lead AGCS CEE as CEO, continuing to work together with my colleagues to support our clients and brokers across the region and internationally.”
AGCS CEO Chris Fischer Hirs believes the region deserves dedicated leadership as it is “the cornerstone on which AGCS has been built.”
Hirs stated: “I am therefore delighted that Hans-Joerg, who knows this region better than anyone, is taking on the role of regional CEO.
“With his broad know-how in the industrial insurance business, his extensive sales experience and excellent contacts to our clients and brokers, he will be able to continue to drive success in the CEE region and consolidate AGCS’s leading market position.”