Board member Ralf Hartmann to leave ERGO Direkt

Press release 29 June 2016

Ralf Hartmann will be stepping down from the Board of Management of ERGO Direkt Versicherungen on 31 July 2016 by mutual agreement. His successor has not yet been appointed. Mr Hartmann will also resign from all his Board positions within the ERGO Group.

Mr Hartmann (51) has been a Board member of ERGO Direkt Lebensversicherung AG, ERGO Direkt Versicherung AG and ERGO Direkt Krankenversicherung AG with responsibility for Sales since 2010. He has also been a member of the Board of Management of the Group’s German sales company ERGO Beratung und Vertrieb AG since 2014.

“I would like to thank Ralf Hartmann very much for his dedicated work. In various important capacities, he has contributed to the success of ERGO Direkt over many years”, said Peter Stockhorst, Board Chairman of ERGO Direkt. “I wish him all the best for the future.”

As part of the ERGO strategy programme, ERGO Direkt is to become the online competence centre for ERGO in Germany. ERGO Direkt is part of ERGO Digital Ventures AG, which incorporates all digital and direct insurance activities of the Group. The company is to take on a leading role for innovation and digital transformation.

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ERGO Insurance Group
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About the ERGO Direct Insurance 
With roughly 4.5 million customers, ERGO Direkt is the most popular German direct insurer. The company specialises in simple, easy-to-understand products to meet the typical requirements of private households. Important products in this context are supplementary dental cover, death benefits insurance, term life insurance and occupational disability cover. Streamlined processes and fast processing enable it to offer attractive premiums. Around 1,800 employees currently work at the head office in Nuremberg/Fürth. ERGO Direkt Versicherungen are a company of the ERGO Group and thus part of Munich Re, one of the leading reinsurers and risk carriers worldwide.
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