Dr. Markus Rieß
Dr. Markus Rieß was born in Aachen in 1966.
He graduated from the University of Heidelberg with a doctorate in economics.
Dr. Rieß began his career in 1990 as a consultant at Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG. As from 1993, he worked for McKinsey & Company as a consultant and project leader. Three years later, he was appointed as Managing Director of Allfonds International Asset Management GmbH, before becoming a Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Asset Management GmbH in 1997. In July 2001, Dr. Rieß continued his career by moving to Allianz Global Investors AG as a Member of the Board of Management, where he was responsible for the Asset Management Germany division, was Head of Global Retail, and acted as Spokesman for the Board of Management of Allianz Global Investors Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH and Allianz Global Investors Deutschland GmbH. In 2007, Dr. Rieß was appointed as a Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland AG, with responsibility for Sales. At the same time, he also became Chair of the Board of Management of Allianz Beratungs- und Vertriebs AG. In addition, in 2010 Dr. Rieß took over as Chair of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland AG.
Since 16 September 2015, Dr. Rieß has been a Member of the Board of Management of Munich Reinsurance Company with responsibility for primary insurance/ERGO and Chair of the Board of Management of ERGO Group AG.