Curriculum vitae Joachim Wenning

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Joachim Wenning

Member of the Board of Management of Munich Re.

Curriculum vitae

Dr. oec. publ. Joachim Wenning was born in Jerusalem, Israel, in 1965.

After obtaining a degree in economics at the University of Munich, he joined Munich Re in 1991, where he worked as a treaty specialist with technical responsibility for life reinsurance clients in Germany until early 1997. Parallel to this, Joachim Wenning wrote his doctoral thesis, for which he was awarded the degree of Dr. oec. publ. in 1995. At the beginning of 1997, Joachim Wenning transferred to the Group company Hamburg-Mannheimer Versicherungs-AG in Hamburg for two-and-a-half years, during which he implemented a number of strategic projects aimed at realigning marketing and sales. Following his return from Hamburg, Joachim Wenning headed the department "Life Reinsurance Latin America, Southern Europe and the Middle East" from mid-2000 onwards, where he was responsible for life reinsurance business in these countries. Following his appointment in May 2005 to the position of CEO of New Re, Geneva, Joachim Wenning became responsible for the company's strategic development, with an expanded mandate for financial solutions in life and health reinsurance and for financial institutions business. 

Dr. Wenning has been a Member of the Board of Management of Munich Re since
1 January 2009. From 1 January 2009 to 31 January 2017, he was responsible for the Life Division, on 1 October 2013, he also took over responsibility for the division Human Resources. Additionally, he is Labour Relations Director.  

Conversation with Joachim Wenning:

Continuity and change – A conversation with Joachim Wenning, new CEO of Munich Re from 27 April 2017

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