Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the corporate insurance carrier of Allianz, has appointed Henning Haagen as Chief Underwriting Officer Specialty.
Effective March 1, Haagen will succeed Paul O’Neill and serve as a member of the board of management.
He brings over 20 years’ experience to the role and will take over responsibility for AGCS’ aviation, entertainment, marine and mid corporate lines of business.
Prior to his current role in the United States, Haagen was AGCS Global Head of Aviation, and since joining in 2008, he has held several senior underwriting positions within the organization in Munich and London
An announcement will be made at a later date on a successor to his current roles.
“We need strong focus on underwriting at Board level, and Henning brings much experience in this area, with many years in the international Specialty and Reinsurance business,” said Joachim Mueller, AGCS Chief Executive Officer.
“He will take responsibility for a key part of our business, and I look forward to working with him to manage our global portfolio with a continued focus on underwriting excellence and profitability.”