Dual appoints Europe chair
Dual, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, has appointed Heiner Eickhoff as chairman of its European hub.
Eickhoff founded Dual Deutschland in 2005, building it into a financial lines insurance provider obefore diversifying into other lines.
In addition, Manuel Wirtz and Annett Marschollek have been appointed as joint heads of Dual Deutschland.
Wirtz, who has been with Dual for almost eight years, will take the general management role which includes responsibility for underwriting. Marschollek joined Dual from Zurich in 2011 as head of claims.
Shane Doyle, chief executive of Dual, said: “I’d like to congratulate Heiner on all he has achieved for the group by establishing our flagship German operation: Dual Deutschland, one of our most successful and enterprising businesses.
“Manuel and Annett will be capable successors to Heiner. I’m particularly proud that our own leadership programme is already producing the next generation of leaders to take Dual forward.”
Eickhoff added: “I’m delighted that Shane has asked me to take on this new challenge as chairman of DUAL Europe. Building Dual Deutschland has been one of my proudest achievements and I wish Manuel and Annett all the best in continuing its success.”