Talanx Deutschland appoints CEO
Talanx Deutschland, part of Germany’s third largest insurance group Talanx, has appointed a new chief executive.
Jan Wicke will also take responsibility for HDI Kundenservice and has been appointed to the board of management of the Talanx group. He succeeds Heinz-Peter Roß, who will leave the board of management on 30 June 2014 when the term of his appointment expires.
Wicke is currently a member of the management board of Wüstenrot & Württembergische, on which he serves as chief financial officer and chief risk officer. He previously served on the management board of DBV-Winterthur Versicherungen from 2004 to 2007, with responsibility for the areas of Finance, DBV Netherlands and International Cooperations.
“In Dr. Wicke we have attracted not only a proven expert for German retail business but also a strong leadership figure. We are looking forward to working with him and wish him every success and all the very best in his mission,” said Wolf-Dieter Baumgartl, chairman of the supervisory board. “Dr. Wicke will be tasked with maintaining and refining the systematic process of consolidation currently ongoing within the division.”