Jörg Arnold (52) will take over as the new CEO Germany and member of the Corporate Executive Board of the Swiss Life Group from 1 July 2017.
Jörg Arnold will take over as the new CEO Germany and member of the Corporate Executive Board of the Swiss Life Group from 1 July 2017. He will replace Markus Leibundgut, who was nominated CEO of Swiss Life Switzerland with effect from 1 April 2017.
Jörg Arnold is currently Global Head of Savings, Retirement & Distribution at AXA Group in Paris within the Life & Savings GlobalBusiness Line, which is responsible for the Group's worldwide life insurance business. He is 52 years old and has a track record in insurance going back over 25 years – including within the AXA Group, as member of the Management Committee and Head of Sales at Deutsche Ärzteversicherung AG (2001-2009), where he took over as the CEO from 2010 to 2013.
Patrick Frost, CEO of the Swiss Life Group: “In Jörg Arnold we have acquired an executive whose broad experience in advice, distribution and product development will add valuable impetus.”
Jörg Arnold: “I am looking forward to continuing and developing the excellent work being done by Swiss Life Germany. The German life insurance market offers a broad range of opportunities. With the extraordinary expertise of its advisors and its competitive savings and protection solutions, Swiss Life Germany is well positioned to continue playing a major role in the market.”
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The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe's leading comprehensive life and pensions and financial solutions providers. In its core markets of Switzerland, France and Germany, Swiss Life offers individuals and corporations comprehensive and individual advice plus a broad range of own and partner products through its sales force and distribution partners such as brokers and banks.
Swiss Life Select, Tecis, Horbach, Deutsche Proventus and Chase de Vere advisors choose suitable products for customers from the market according to the Best Select approach. Swiss Life Asset Managers offers institutional and private investors access to investment and asset management solutions. Swiss Life provides multinational corporations with employee benefits solutions and high net worth individuals with structured life and pensions products.
Swiss Life Holding Ltd, registered in Zurich, was founded in 1857 as Schweizerische Rentenanstalt. The shares of Swiss Life Holding Ltd are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SLHN). The subsidiaries Livit, Corpus Sireo and Mayfair Capital are also part of the Swiss Life Group. The Group employs a workforce of around 7800 and approximately 4800 certified financial advisors.
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