Chief Digital Officer Mark Klein moves to the Board of Management of ERGO Group AG

Media Information, 22.11.2023

Mark Klein, the former Chairman of the Board of ERGO Digital Ventures AG and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of ERGO, will transition to the ERGO Group AG Board of Management as of January 1, 2024. His new board department will be responsible for all strategic digitalization initiatives, group marketing, and global sales partnerships.

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"Since 2016, Mark Klein and his teams have done an excellent job rapidly expanding ERGO's digital expertise and implementing innovative solutions for various segments and countries. Mark Klein has thus made a significant contribution to ERGO's current positioning as one of the leading digital insurers," says Markus Riess, CEO of ERGO Group AG. "By anchoring our digital activities directly within the ERGO Group, we are entering the next phase of our digitalization," adds Riess.

With the establishment of ERGO Digital Ventures AG in 2016, ERGO Group AG consolidated all digitalization activities into a separate insurance holding. Technological changes and innovations could be adopted and implemented rapidly and effectively. The use of digital activities is now sufficiently mature. Therefore, the application of e.g., artificial intelligence and robots is an integral part of our regular business activities.

Mark Klein
Mark Klein

Chief Digital Officer ERGO Group
Chair of the Board of Management of ERGO Digital Ventures AG

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About ERGO Group AG

ERGO is one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe. The Group is represented in over 25 countries worldwide, with a focus on Europe and Asia. Four separate units operate under the umbrella of ERGO Group AG: ERGO Deutschland AG, ERGO International AG, ERGO Digital Ventures AG and ERGO Technology & Services Management AG. The German, international, direct and digital businesses as well as the global management of IT and technology services are organized in these units. About 38,700 people work either as salaried employees or as full-time self-employed sales representatives for the Group. In 2022, ERGO recorded a total premium income of over 20 billion euros and rendered benefits to customers (net) of around 15 billion euros. ERGO is part of Munich Re, one of the world's leading reinsurers and risk carriers. More at



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