Since 2016, there have been three separate companies – ERGO Deutschland AG, ERGO International AG and ERGO Digital Ventures AG - active under the umbrella of the ERGO Group AG, each of which bundle German, international, direct and digital business. ERGO Deutschland AG bundles the traditional business in Germany. ERGO International AG steers the international business within the Group. As the third pillar, ERGO Digital Ventures is responsible for all digital and direct business activities of the Group.
In January 2017, Digital IT, with its headquarters in Berlin and Warsaw, started business operations. This business unit provides services in the area of modern information technology for the ERGO Group.
At ERGO Digital Ventures, the new business unit “ERGO Mobility Solutions” has been operational since 2017 due to the growing importance of automotive financial services.
The companies of Munich Health, which were responsible for the international primary health insurance business, were merged with ERGO International AG on 1 February 2017.
In Germany, sales units were bundled into a tied agents’ organisation and several decentral locations closed. The new structure was implemented at the beginning of 2017.
In April 2017, VORSORGE (preventative care) companies in Germany and Luxemburg were renamed to ERGO Vorsorge Lebensversicherung AG or ERGO Life S.A.
Since October 2017, ERGO has been operating a representative branch in Bogotá, Colombia, responsible for opening Latin-American markets.
In January 2018, the new division Leben Klassik (classic life insurance business), with around 1,200 employees, commenced business operations. This new division manages the portfolios of the legal entities of German life insurers ERGO Lebensversicherung, Victoria Lebensversicherung and ERGO Pensionskasse.
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