The Supervisory Board of Allianz Deutschland AG named Dr. Klaus-Peter Röhler as Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) and successor to Dr. Manfred Knof, effective January 1, 2018. It was mutually agreed to follow Manfred Knof’s request and to relieve him of his position as CEO of Allianz Deutschland effective December 31, 2017. Until then, Manfred will help to ensure a smooth leadership transition. After that, he will take some time off for health reasons.
Klaus-Peter Röhler, 52, has been CEO of Allianz Italia SpA since 2014, a post he assumed after serving as CEO of Allianz Suisse for two years. Klaus-Peter Röhler started his career at Allianz in 1996. The Allianz Italia Board of Directors decided to appoint Giacomo Campora, 50, as CEO of Allianz Italia as of January 1, 2018. Currently, Giacomo Campora is General Manager in charge of Market and Distribution at Allianz Italia and CEO of Allianz Bank Financial Advisors.
Manfred Knof, 52, has been CEO of Allianz Deutschland AG since April, 2015. Prior to this, he served as regional CEO of Allianz in Central and Eastern Europe. Before that, in 2012, he was appointed to the Allianz Germany Management Board as a member responsible for operations and claims and later also became Chief Operating Officer. Manfred Knof, born in Cologne, was CEO of Allianz Suisse from 2006 to 2011. He started his career at Allianz in 1995.