Wolfgang Deichl appointed Allianz Australia CFO

28 September 2021
  • Allianz Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Wolfgang Deichl as its new Chief Financial Officer effective 15 November 2021.
  • Wolfgang joins from Allianz Germany, where he has been the Chief Accountant and Chief Actuary since 2016. In this role, Wolfgang was responsible for the financial reporting of more than 200 legal entities that make up the Allianz German Group, as well as the Reserving and Actuarial functions for the Life, Health and Property & Casualty insurance carriers within the Group.
  • Wolfgang has held a number of CFO and Chief Risk Officer positions within Allianz Group since 2008, including the role of Regional CFO for Central and Eastern Europe, and served as a Director for the Group.
  • Commenting on Wolfgang’s appointment, Allianz Australia Managing Director Richard Feledy said: “It is an exciting time to be joining Allianz Australia, and I am pleased to welcome Wolfgang Deichl to the role of Chief Financial Officer.
  • “Wolfgang brings to Allianz Australia his extensive experience in senior financial and risk advisory roles at Allianz Group, which will help in strengthening and growing local operations, allowing the broader team to deliver on our strategic objectives of offering customer-centric, simplified products and services. This appointment reinforces Allianz’s presence and importance in the Australian market; we are fortunate to have Wolfgang join our team.”
  • Paul Harvey has been acting in the role of CFO since May 2021 when Mark Raumer departed Allianz Australia. He will return to his previous role of Financial Controller.
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