Hans-Joerg Mauthe appointed new Regional CEO for CEE

Press Release | March 1, 2019 | Munich
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Hans-Joerg Mauthe, Head of Market Management CEE, will become Regional CEO for Central & Eastern Europe as of April 1, 2019.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the global industrial insurer of the Allianz Group, announces Hans-Joerg Mauthe as Regional CEO for Central & Eastern Europe (CEE). He will be responsible for the German market and for AGCS activities in Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe from April 1, 2019.   

Hans-Joerg has played a key role in shaping developments in the CEE region for more than 13 years, initially as Head of Liability (since 2005) and later as Head of Market Management (since 2011). Since 2012, he has been closely involved in the operational management of the region as deputy to the respective CEOs.

Hans-Joerg started at Allianz in 1990 as a trainee in Frankfurt after completing his studies and then worked for many years as an underwriter in Liability. In 1997, he took over his first management tasks as team leader in Munich, where he was responsible, among other things, for the development of industrial liability business in Eastern Europe and Asia. In 2000, he took over as Head of Corporate Liability, Pure Financial Loss Liability and D&O again at Allianz in Frankfurt. 

Hans-Joerg Mauthe

AGCS CEO Chris Fischer Hirs says: "The CEE region is the cornerstone on which AGCS has been built, and deserves dedicated leadership which is exclusively focused on this important region. 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’ leading market position”.

Hans-Joerg Mauthe says: "Central & Eastern Europe 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".

The CEE region is a major part of AGCS’ global business, from which AGCS serves a large number of multinational and specialty clients, including providing insurance to 90% of all DAX 30 companies. This region is responsible for over 15% (€1.236 billion) of AGCS global revenues[1] (totalling €8,2 billion in 2018).        

Personal Background: Hans-Joerg Mauthe holds a degree in administrative science. He studied at the University of Konstanz. The father of three daughters lives with his family near Munich. In his spare time he enjoys sports and is a passionate skier.

[1] Gross Premium Written
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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. AGCS provides risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 12 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film actors. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

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