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Supervisory Board appoints Stefan Golling to the Board of Management



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    Stefan Golling

    The Supervisory Board of Munich Reinsurance Company has appointed Stefan Golling (44) to the Munich Re Board of Management as of 1 January 2021. Management of the Global Clients and North America Division will pass to Mr. Golling from Dr. Peter Röder, who has chosen to step down from the Board of Management at the age of 60 on 31 December 2020. The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board thank Dr. Röder for his more than 30 years of work at Munich Re, 14 of which he spent on the Board of Management.

    Stefan Golling started his career at Munich Re after earning his Mathematics degree at the University of Augsburg, Germany, in 2001. He worked in various underwriting positions before serving as General Manager Non-Life for several years in Sydney, Australia; Mr. Golling has been the Company’s Chief Underwriter and Head of Corporate Underwriting since 2015. In addition to heading the Global Clients and North America Division, Mr. Golling will also oversee the US subsidiaries HSB and AMIG, as well as the Lloyd’s and Bermuda markets.


    Munich Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions. The group consists of the reinsurance and ERGO business segments, as well as the asset management company MEAG. Munich Re is globally active and operates in all lines of the insurance business. Since it was founded in 1880, Munich Re has been known for its unrivalled risk-related expertise and its sound financial position. It offers customers financial protection when faced with exceptional levels of damage – from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake through to the 2019 Pacific typhoon season. Munich Re possesses outstanding innovative strength, which enables it to also provide coverage for extraordinary risks such as rocket launches, renewable energies, cyberattacks, or pandemics. The company is playing a key role in driving forward the digital transformation of the insurance industry, and in doing so has further expanded its ability to assess risks and the range of services that it offers. Its tailor-made solutions and close proximity to its customers make Munich Re one of the world’s most sought-after risk partners for businesses, institutions, and private individuals.

    This media release contains forward-looking statements that are based on current assumptions and forecasts of the management of Munich Re. Known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the forward-looking statements given here and the actual development, in particular the results, financial situation and performance of our Company. The Company assumes no liability to update these forward-looking statements or to make them conform to future events or developments.

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