News - Re/Insurance groups

ALLIANZ SE Board of Management: Klaus-Peter ROHLER succeeds Axel THEIS

ALLIANZ informed in a statement that Axel THEIS (62), Member of the Board of ALLIANZ SE responsible for insurance in German-speaking countries and Central and Eastern Europe, retires at his own request on March 31, 2020 after more than 33 years at ALLIANZ. Klaus-Peter ROHLER (55), currently Chairman of the Board of Management of ALLIANZ Deutschland AG and ALLIANZ Versicherungs-AG, has been appointed by the Supervisory Board as his successor effective April 1, 2020.

Scott Gunter appointed as CEO of AXA XL

AXA announced the appointment of Scott Gunter as CEO of AXA XL. He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the Group.

Vienna Insurance Group acquired 20% interest in ViveLaCar start-up

Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) announced the acquisition of an interest of around 20% in the German start-up ViveLaCar GmbH, which is headquartered in Stuttgart. VIG's acquisition will help ViveLaCar's planned expansion into Austria and Switzerland in spring 2020.

SCOR achieves 15.8% GWP growth during 2019

For the full financial year 2019, SCOR Global P&C experienced a strong gross written premiums growth, of 15.8% at current exchange rates, to EUR 7.1 billion. This was driven both by Reinsurance (+16.2%) and Specialty Insurance (+14.4%).