Deloitte hires Allianz manager
Deloitte is expanding its consulting expertise in the insurance sector: on December 1st, Dr. Eva-Maria Lueger joined Deloitte Germany as a partner in Strategy & Business Design Consulting. Lueger has ten years of professional experience in strategic management consulting. For the past seven years, the social scientist and economist with a doctorate has worked as a division manager for Allianz, most recently as Head of Transformation Steering and Methodology at Allianz Technology SE.
Charter establishes Cyberforum
The intermediary association Charter has launched a cyber forum. Its goal is to optimize the competence of all partner companies here at an early stage and thus to meet the high quality standard for the end consumer. Experts from the field of cyber protection in connection with personal experience should ensure high-quality theoretical and practice-oriented knowledge transfer.
Element occupies another key position
The Berlin InsurTech will expand its team for strategic market development in the coming years by another key position. Laura Kauther has been taking on the role of Commercial Director since November 1st. In her function, she will continue to drive forward the systematic expansion of the focus markets. The actuary was most recently Chief Commercial Officer at the Hamburg platform and ecosystem developer SDA SE Open Industry Solutions.
Half of all online shops do without automatic security updates
Cyber security experts or hackers who take a look behind the scenes of the digital shop windows in online retail often find themselves in for a surprise. Because according to the Hiscox e-commerce survey, just over half (53 percent) of online retailers use automatic security updates and a full 40 percent have no firewall or filter structures whatsoever. The reason for this is a lack of awareness of cyber risks: a third of those surveyed rated these attack scenarios by hackers as only a low risk.
HanseMerkur with new board constellation at real estate subsidiary
Malte Andes and Ulrich Haeselbarth are taking up new positions on the Executive Board of HanseMerkur Grund Vermögen AG (HMG) and are expanding their areas of responsibility. Andes will become Deputy CEO on December 1, 2022. Among other things, he is now responsible for the areas of capital investment strategy, investment, portfolio/fund management, financing as well as planning and controlling. Ulrich Haeselbarth will become a full member of the Management Board on December 1, 2022 and will now be responsible in particular for the areas of asset management, sales, human resources, law, risk management and ESG.
Liability fund with a new board department for digitization
The supervisory board of the liability insurance company VVaG has extended the contract with CEO Roland Roider by a further five years until the end of December 2027. In addition, effective January 1, 2023, he appointed Rolf Saalfrank as a new member of the Management Board. The graduate computer scientist is to take over the newly created Digitalization & Technology department.
Deurag with new tariff
With the introduction of the new tariff generation 11/2022, Deurag Deutsche Rechtsschutz-Versicherung AG has created a three-part product line structure in its legal protection offering for the first time: Easy, Safe and Free
Arag gets new HR manager
The supervisory board of Arag SE has appointed Dr. Shiva Meyer to the Company’s Board of Directors effective April 2, 2023. She takes over the board department Group Human Resources / Group Internal Audit from Dr. Werenfried Wendler, who is retiring at this point.
AfW welcomes the end of unrestricted inspection of the transparency register
In its judgment of November 22, 2022, the ECJ ruled that free public access to the Europe-wide transparency register violates Art. 7 (respect for private and family life) and Art. 8 (protection of personal data) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union Union violates. Germany has now blocked free public access to the transparency register.
Berkley Germany expands insurance offering
Berkley Germany is breaking new ground in the financial lines segment. The specialist insurer is now offering E&O insurance for small and medium-sized credit and financial services institutions and capital management companies. In addition to the existing D&O and cyber insurance, Berkley Germany is expanding the range of insurance options for financial service providers to protect against increased liability risks with E&O insurance.
Andreas Wagner new head of bank sales at IDEAL
There were further changes in sales at the IDEAL insurance group. Andreas Wagner (46), who has been regional sales director for banks and savings banks as well as bank-related sales for almost 13 years, took over the newly created post of sales manager for banks in October 2022. The background to this is the company’s strategic decision to give this sales channel even more weight.
the Bavarian will increase the overall interest rate in 2023
In the coming year, the total return of the operational life insurance subsidiary BL Bayerische Lebensversicherung AG will be up to 3.45 percent. It consists of the current interest rate, which was raised from 2.5 to 2.7 percent, the final profit share of 0.35 to 0.6 percent and the minimum share of 0.15 percent in the valuation reserves.
The total interest rate of the parent company Bayerische Amts Lebensversicherung AG will be increased to 3.25 percent for 2023. It consists of the current interest rate, which will also be raised from 2.5 to 2.7 percent, the final profit share of 0.25 percent and the minimum participation in the valuation reserves of 0.3 percent.