Allianz Benelux – New CEO
Mid July 2021, Joos Louwerier (47) took over as Regional CEO of Allianz Benelux. He succeeded Anthon Bradshaw who joined Allianz SE with the ambition to re-launch the development of the global P&C business. Joos Louwerier joined Allianz in 2013 as COO of Allianz Life Korea, before being appointed CEO in 2016. A year later, Joos was appointed Country Manager and President Director of Allianz Life Indonesia. A digital transformation was initiated under his leadership, resulting in substantial growth and a leading market position. Prior to his experience at Allianz, Joos worked for 12 years at ING Group in various markets in Asia and the Netherlands.
NN – New CFO
Dieter Vermeire, who has been CRO of the life insurer NN for more than 6 years, has been appointed CFO. He will replace Peter van Ooijen, who will take up a new challenge as CEO of NN Japan. Dieter is a qualified Actuary and Chartered Financial Analyst. He has been working within the NN Group since 2009. He started his career in 2003 withtin the Risk and Capital Management department of Fortis, when he has worked as a Financial Analyst for 3 years and a half, before taking over the position of Life insurance Risk Manager for 2 years.
AXA Partners – New CEO
Jef Van In, former CEO of AXA Belgium (July 2016-June 2021), has been appointed CEO of AXA’s subsidiary AXA Partners starting the 1st of August 2021, succeeding to Gilbert Chahine who joined the executive committee of Axa France. Jef Van In will take over this new position in addition to his current responsibilities as CEO of AXA Next and Group Chief Innovation Officer that he has been having since July 2021. Jef Van In joined the Axa Group as Managing Director of Axa Bank Europe. He then took over the leadership of Axa Insurance Eastern and Central Europe, before being promoted to CEO of AXA Belgium in July 2016.