The Munich Re supervisory board named Achim Kassow to the board of management, effective May 1, 2020.
He will succeed Hermann Pohlchristoph, who for personal reasons will not be extending his board appointment expiring April 30, 2020, and will leave the company.
Kassow will assume responsibility for Asia-Pacific and Africa, as well as for the central procurement and services divisions. He has been with Munich Re since 2016 and is chairman of the board of management of Ergo Deutschland AG.
Kassow will be succeeded by Ergo Greece CEO Theodoros Kokkalas.