AGCS reveals new global head of reinsurance and catastrophe risk management

Insurance Business America | October 01, 2019

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has appointed Hyeji Kang (pictured) as global head of reinsurance and catastrophe risk management, effective October 01. She succeeds Bernhard Arbogast, who will retire at the end of May 2020. Kang reports to chief financial officer Claire-Marie Coste-Lepoutre. Prior to this appointment, she was head of the actuarial function based in Munich. Before that, she was chief actuary for the AGCS North American region. According to a statement from the company, Kang will work together with Arbogast over the coming months to ensure a smooth handover, and her successor for the vacated role in Munich will be announced at a later date. “I’m very pleased to welcome Hyeji to my global leadership team, as she brings deep actuarial knowledge through both her professional background and her leadership in one of the key AGCS regions for more than four years and in the actuarial global team in Munich recently,” said Coste-Lepoutre. “I would also like to thank Bernhard for his expertise and professionalism and wish him the best for a very well deserved retirement after many years of dedication to Allianz.”

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