Hartwig Löger has been named as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Managing Board of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG), following a vote on the future composition of the Board.
Löger will take over from 1st July 2023, with Peter Höfinger to serve as his deputy.
Also comprising the new Board are Liane Hirner, CFRO, Gerhard Lahner, Gábor Lehel and Harald Riener, with all mandates to run until 30th June 2027
The make-up of the VIG Managing Board was unanimously decided by Vienna Insurance Group’s Supervisory Board at its meeting on 29the November 2022.
It thus follows the proposal made by the Supervisory Board’s nomination committee in September 2022.
“By determining the composition of the Managing Board from 1 July 2023 at an early stage, we are not only demonstrating the stability and continuity that VIG Group stands for. The qualified and multi-disciplined Managing Board team complements each other excellently and is very well coordinated”, explains Günter Geyer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vienna Insurance Group.
At their own request, Board members Elisabeth Stadler and Peter Thirring will not extend their mandates, which expire on 30 June 2023, due to planned retirements.