Management of
ERGO Austria

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The management of ERGO Austria International AG. Here you can find photos and CVs of the board members.

Profile Picture of Philipp Wassenberg, CEO of ERGO Austria AG

Dr. Philipp Wassenberg

Responsible for strategy and management control, auditing, human resources, corporate communications and insurance operations in Austria.

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21. Dezember 1968

Born in Saarbrücken, Germany, married, three children

1988 - 1990

Officer’s Training, Germany, Parachutist Battalion 251,
Officer in Reserves

1990 - 1998

Studies of Law in Kiel, Lausanne (CH) and Munich;
Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen (law degree) in Munich
Dissertation; PhD in Public International Law, Munich

1998 - 2000

Referendar; Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen (bar exam) in Berlin

2000 - 2008

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Munich, in various (Senior)-Underwriter positions for Global Clients, North America and Latin America

2006 - 2008

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Munich, Underwriting Manager Casualty for Global Clients/North America

2008 - 2014

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Munich, Head of Casualty-Treaty for Global Clients/North America

2014 - 2019

President and CEO of  Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada and Temple Insurance Company of Canada

Since April 2019

CEO of ERGO Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft and CEO of ERGO Austria International AG.

Portrait photo of Josef Kreiterling

Dkfm. Josef Kreiterling

Responsible for accounting, management accounting & taxes, investments and real estate, risk management and governance and support of international business. 

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12 May 1969

Born in Krefeld/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, two children

1990 - 1992

Apprenticeship as an industrial cleark, Thyssen Edelstahlwerke AG, Krefeld

1992 - 1997

Studies of Business Administration in Bochum, Cologne (Germany) und St. Gallen (Switzerland)

1997 - 2000

Victoria Versicherungen, Duesseldorf, Chief Executive Assistant of the Board member responsible for accounting, taxes, controlling, auditing

2000 - 2001

ERGO Group AG, Duesseldorf, Germany, Chief Executive Assistant of the Chairman

2002 - 2004

ERGO Group AG, Duesseldorf, Head of Strategie Planning & Controlling at International Operations Department, Registered Manager; since 2004 Senior Director

2005 - 2007

ERGO Group AG, Duesseldorf, Head of Business Unit Regional Management BeNeLux, International Operations Department

Since October 2007

Board Member of ERGO Austria International AG

2009 - 2013

Chief Executive of ERGO Insurance Service GmbH

Since January 2011

Member of the Board of ERGO Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft (formerly Bank Austria Creditanstalt Versicherung AG and Victoria-Volksbanken Versicherungsaktiengesellschaft)
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