Ursula Deschka
Succeed - Women in Leadership

“On the Board of Management of ERGO Germany, I am responsible for the Health division – which includes the DKV and ERGO Krankenversicherung. Overall, roughly six million people in Germany have health insurance with us.

I also serve on the Board of ERGO Direkt AG in Nuremberg.”

Ursula Deschka

Questions for Ursula Deschka

How did you start your career?

“After completing my International Business Administration studies at the University of Vienna, I worked at Allianz for 16 years: From trainee to sales director and divisional director. In 2017, I moved to ERGO. At first, I was responsible for the services board department at ERGO Direkt in Nuremberg. In addition, I was tasked with intensifying collaboration between agencies and direct sales at EBV. Since 2020, I have been member of the board of ERGO Germany.”

Do you have a personal motto that inspires and spurs you on?

“Setting goals is the first step to achieve them.”

How do you manage to balance a demanding job and your private life?

“Life has many facets – work is just one of them. My advice: Don’t forget to pursue your passions. It doesn’t matter if it’s sports, culture or a relaxing evening with friends or family. It gives you strength and energy!”

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