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Board of Management

The Members of the Board of Management of Munich Re.

Dr. Joachim Wenning

Chair of the Board of Management since 27 April 2017

Dr. Joachim Wenning
Dr. Joachim Wenning

Appointed until 2026 (maximum period; from 2025 the appointment can be terminated annual by either the member of the Board of Management or by the Company);

Member of the Board of Management since 1 January 2009
Chair of the Group Committee
Chair of the Strategy Committee
Chair of the ESG Committee

Areas of accountability:

  • Strategy & Innovation
  • Group Communications
  • Group Audit
  • Economics, Sustainability & Public Affairs
  • Group Executive Affairs
  • Group Compliance and Legal

Dr. Thomas Blunck

Appointed until 2023;

Member of the Board of Management since 1 October 2005
Chair of the Reinsurance Committee
Chair of the Global Underwriting and Risk Committee
Chair of the Board Committee IT Investments

Areas of accountability:

  • Data and Analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Corporate Underwriting
  • Claims
  • Accounting, Controlling and Central Reserving for Reinsurance
  • Information Technology
Dr. Thomas Blunck
Dr. Thomas Blunck

Nicholas Gartside

Nicholas Gartside
Nicholas Gartside

Appointed until 2027;

Member of the Board of Management since 18 March 2019
Chief Investment Officer 

Areas of accountability:

  • Group Investments
  • Third Party Asset Management

Stefan Golling

Appointed until 2023;

Member of the Board of Management since 1 January 2021

Areas of accountability:

  • Global Clients and North America
  • Capital Partners 
Stefan Golling
Stefan Golling

Dr. Christoph Jurecka

Dr. Christoph Jurecka
Dr. Christoph Jurecka

Appointed until 2026;

Member of the Board of Management since 1 January 2019 
Chief Financial Officer 
Chair of the Group Risk Committee 

Areas of accountability:

  • Financial and Regulatory Reporting
  • Corporate Finance and Performance
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Group Taxation
  • Investor and Rating Agency Relations

Dr. Achim Kassow

Appointed until 2028;

Member of the Board of Management since 1 May 2020
Labour Relations Director

Areas of accountability:

  • Asia Pacific and Africa
  • Human Resources
  • Central Procurement
  • Global Real Estate and Services
Achim Kassow
Dr. Achim Kassow

Michael Kerner

Michael Kerner
Michael Kerner
Curriculum vitae (follows shortly)

Appointed until 2025;

Member of the Board of Management since 1 January 2023

Areas of accountability:

  • Global Specialty Insurance

Clarisse Kopff

Appointed until 2025;

Member of the Board of Management since 1 December 2022

Areas of accountability:

  • Europe and Latin America
Clarisse Kopff
Clarisse Kopff

Mari-Lizette Malherbe

Mari-Lizette Malherbe
Mari-Lizette Malherbe
Curriculum vitae (follows shortly)

Appointed until 2025;

Member of the Board of Management since 1 January 2023

Areas of accountability:

  • Life and Health

Dr. Markus Rieß

Appointed until 2025;

Member of the Board of Management since 16 September 2015

Areas of accountability:

  • Primary Insurance/ERGO
Dr. Markus Rieß
Dr. Markus Rieß