Generali Global Corporate & Commercial Appoints New Head Of Underwriting In Germany

23 May 2022

  • Matthias Arnold appointed new Head of Underwriting in Germany.
  • Strategic further development of the P&C portfolio and ensuring a customer-oriented and risk-based underwriting practice will be Arnold’s key deliverables.

Munich, Germany – Generali's P&C unit Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) announces the strategic appointment of Matthias Arnold as the new Head of Underwriting in Germany, effective July 1st, 2022.

Commenting on the appointment, Hans-Peter Klebe, Head of GC&C Germany, stated: “Since Generali re-entered into the German corporate and commercial market six years ago, Matthias and his team have built up an impressive liability portfolio. He will bring great added value to our underwriting capabilities as well as to our clients and intermediaries, thanks to his extensive expertise and technical competences. This appointment reflects the Company’s commitment to further pursue profitable growth in the German market and our capabilities to groom internal talents.

Former Head of Casualty Underwriting at GC&C Germany and with over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Arnold is recognized as a highly technical leader in the German market. In his new capacity, he will further intensify the tactical development of GC&C Germany portfolio while ensuring underwriting excellence to generate growth and outstanding value for customers and brokers.

Arnold’s qualifications include a Master of Business Administration of Leadership & Management from York St. John University, an insurance business degree from the Georg-Simon-Ohm Hochschule Nuremberg and he is Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) in London as well as a Member of the Society of underwriting professionals.