Vienna Insurance Group: changes to the Management Group (English)
Due to differences in opinion regarding the future strategic orientation and steering of the Group, Peter Hagen will be leaving his position as Chairman of the Managing Board of the Vienna Insurance Group on 31 December 2015 in mutual agreement with the Supervisory Board.
The Supervisory Board today elected Elisabeth Stadler to be his successor in the position of Chairman of the Managing Board, effective 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2018.
The Vienna Insurance Group Managing Board will consist of the following Members as of 1 January 2016:
Elisabeth Stadler, CEO
Martin Simhandl, CFO
From 1 January 2016, Deputy Members for the Managing Board will be:
Martin Diviš, MBA
Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) is the leading insurance specialist in Austria as well as in Central and Eastern Europe. About 50 companies in 25 countries form a Group with a long-standing tradition, strong brands and close customer relations. VIG looks back on 190 years of experience in the insurance business. With about 23,000 employees, Vienna Insurance Group is the clear market leader in its core markets. It is therefore excellently positioned to take advantage of the long-term growth opportunities in a region with 180 million people. The listed Vienna Insurance Group is the best-rated company of ATX, the leading index of Vienna Stock Exchange; its share is also listed on the Prague Stock Exchange.
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