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Bernard Poncin takes over Global Head of Financial Lines position

  • Bernard Poncin takes over as Global Head of Financial Lines
  • Succeeds Hartmut Mai effective April 1, 2012

AGCS NEWS - Munich. April 2, 2012

Bernard Poncin takes over as the Global Head of Financial Lines at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) effective April 1, 2012. Mr. Poncin succeeds Hartmut Mai who joined the AGCS AG Board as Chief Underwriting Officer Corporate on January 1, 2012 and had retained responsibility for Financial Lines during this interim period.

Mr. Poncin (43) has 19 years of experience in international Financial Lines management and underwriting. A Belgian citizen, he last served as Chief Underwriting Officer of Financial and Professional Lines for Zurich Versicherung for the region Asia Pacific and was based in Singapore and earlier in Hong Kong.

His predecessor, Hartmut Mai, is pleased to welcome him on board: “With his profound expertise in Financial Lines, his international background and his management experience he is the ideal manager for this position. I am convinced that Bernard will energetically propel the next phase of profitable growth in Financial Lines as key area for AGCS."

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