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Delvag appoints new insurance and reinsurance management

Tobias Winkler is head of the newly created insurance and reinsurance division / Kay Griese goes into early retirement

Press Release / 29.06.2020

Delvag Versicherungs-AG has appointed Tobias Winkler as Head of the newly created insurance and reinsurance division. He succeeds Kay Griese, who is going into well-deserved early retirement.

The 37-year-old Winkler will take over his position on 1 July 2020 and report directly to the Board of Directors.

A new function has been created as Head of the insurance and reinsurance division; Mr. Winkler will be responsible for the marine, aviation and reinsurance lines of business. He will also steer the strategy for this division. In addition to managing and developing the relevant teams, one of Winkler's central tasks is to strengthen the captive role for the Lufthansa Group, develop the relevant markets and products and further continue the digital transformation of the division.

Tobias Winkler is a highly experienced risk manager in the national and international business environment with many years of experience in the insurance industry. He started his professional career at Standard Life, then held various management positions with a focus on pensions and most recently headed the Employee Benefits department at Albatros Versicherungsdienste GmbH, the in-house broker in the Lufthansa Group.

Executive Board member Lorenz Hanelt commented on the appointment of the new business unit manager: "I am very pleased that we have gained an extremely experienced and competent insurance specialist in Tobias Winkler. He brings many years of professional experience in supporting national and multinational companies and a proven ability to develop and successfully implement strategies to increase operational efficiency and profitability. I am looking forward to working with him and wish him much pleasure and success in his future activities".

Tobias Winkler is married and has three children


By Maria D'Antuono
Delvag Versicherungs-AG
Head of Marketing & Communication
Tel. +49 221 8292 309