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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