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Nils Frowein

Born 1964, German national
Chief Executive Officer International (CEO International)


Nils Frowein is an economics graduate with German and American accountancy certification. He is a skilled banker and has extensive expertise in the financial services sector and many years of capital market experience. From 1997 until 2004 he worked at the auditing firm BDO Deutsche Warentreuhand AG where he was responsible for the Financial Advisory Services division, most recently as partner. From 2004 to 2007 Nils Frowein was CFO of financial services provider MLP. There he was significantly involved in laying the strategic foundations for the company. Nils Frowein joined AWD as deputy Chief Executive Officer in January 2008. He was initially Chief Financial Officer and was appointed Chief Operating Officer on 1 September 2008. Between 2009 and 2010 he additionally took charge of the Swiss business of AWD as acting CEO. Since 2010 he has also been Chairman of the Swiss Life subsidiary Chase de Vere in the UK and since 2011 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Swiss Life Select in Austria and the Czech Republic, and since October 2018 also of Fincentrum in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Since 2017 he has also been Chairman of Swiss Life Singapore, Swiss Life Luxembourg and Swiss Life Liechtenstein.

Nils Frowein was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the International market unit (CEO International) on 1 January 2013, and Member of the Corporate Executive Board of the Swiss Life Group on 1 January 2015.

Other appointments

  • German-Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board
  • British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board