Insurance giant Allianz has revealed the promotions of three senior executives, starting with Birgit König, current Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Deutschland’s private health insurer Allianz Private Krankenversicherung (APKV), who will now head the international unit Allianz Digital Health (ADH).
König has been CEO of Allianz Private Krankenversicherung since 2012 and is a member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland.
Effective 1 April 2019, she will be responsible for “optimising and harmonising” health insurance products and processes throughout the company.
In addition, the Supervisory Boards of Allianz Deutschland and APKV have appointed Nina Klingspor as CEO of APKV and a Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland, also effective 1 April 2019.
Klingspor is currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS).
She was appointed CFO of AGCS in January 2015. Since joining Allianz in 2000, she worked as Head of CEO Office for former CEO and current Chairman of the Supervisory Board Michael Diekmann, and held several key positions related to customers and markets at Allianz Global Investors.
And lastly, Claire-Marie Coste-Lepoutre, currently CFO of Allianz Benelux will join the Board of Management of AGCS as the new CFO, with effect from March 1.
Coste-Lepoutre has been CFO of Allianz Benelux since September 2015. Prior to that, she was Head of the CFO Office of the Allianz Group and subsequently led the business unit of Allianz SE for France, Benelux and Africa.
“We are delighted to appoint these exceptionally successful executives to three key management positions within the Allianz Group,” said Helga Jung, Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE.
“Birgit, Nina and Claire-Marie have all demonstrated leadership and innovation in recent years. We are convinced that their expertise will continue to contribute to the success of Allianz in the future.”