Wolfgang Gemünd new CEO ad interim of Nationale Suisse Belgium
Wolfgang Gemünd is to take up the post of CEO ad interim of Nationale Suisse Belgium with immediate effect. He succeeds Pierre Cambier who is leaving the company. He will systematically press ahead with the transformation process already underway there and continue with the current strategic review of the process.
Pierre Cambier, CEO Nationale Suisse Belgium, has decided to leave the company. His successor ad interim is Wolfgang Gemünd, who will take up his new post with immediate effect. Wolfgang Gemünd has worked for Nationale Suisse since 2005 in a number of different roles, most recently as member of the Executive Board of the Group with responsibility for the international specialty lines and foreign countries. His other positions included a seat on the Board of Directors of Nationale Suisse Belgium. Since 2010 he has supported the company in various areas as an independent consultant. As a former member of the Management Board at Nordstern Versicherung and member of the Group Executive Committee at Swiss Re, he possesses a wealth of experience in the sector.
Hans Künzle, CEO of the Nationale Suisse Group: “I am pleased that we have been able to secure the services of someone such as Wolfgang Gemünd, who is highly experienced in turnaround situations. I am convinced that he will systematically press ahead with the transformation process already underway in Belgium and continue with the current strategic review of the process.”
Nationale Suisse is an innovative, international and independent Swiss insurance group providing first-rate risk and pension solutions in non-life and life business as well as a growing number of tailored specialty lines products. Consolidated gross premiums came to CHF 1.51 billion in 2012. The Group comprises the parent company and about 20 subsidiaries and branch offices for focused product lines in Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Latin America and Turkey. The headquarters of Swiss National Insurance Company Ltd are in Basel. Nationale Suisse is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (NATN). On 30 June 2013, the Group employed 1 889 staff (full-time equivalents).
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