Generali Global Corporate & Commercial strengthens its leadership team in Germany

7 February 2023

  • Tanya Waeber has been appointed as Head of Cyber Insurance
  • Ralf Rebetge is the new Head of Financial Lines
  • Sebastian Vogel leads the Casualty division

Munich, Germany – Generali’s P&C unit Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) announces three strategic appointments to strengthen its leadership team in Germany. Starting from the beginning of this year, Tanya Waeber has been appointed as the Head of Cyber Insurance; Ralf Rebetge as the new Head of Financial Lines and Sebastian Vogel as the new Head of Casualty.

Hans-Peter Klebe, Head of Generali Global Corporate & Commercial in Germany, stated: "The creation of the bundled underwriting area with Matthias Arnold as well as the appointment of Ralf Rebetge and Sebastian Vogel, will enable us to strengthen and expand our business in the German corporate & commercial market. At challenging times, when customers and business partners are facing complex risks, it is crucial to operate with an experienced team of specialists. Also in the newly established cyber insurance line, we want to put together our expertise, to offer attractive products and provide solid insurance technology for our customers. I am delighted to work with Tanya Waeber and her team to offer ever more solutions to our customers in Germany."

Tanya Waeber takes over the newly established Cyber Insurance unit. Before accepting this role, she has been building the Cyber portfolio as a Senior Underwriter at GC&C since 2018. With more than 12 years of international expertise in industrial insurance, Waeber has worked for – among others – Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty in the Broker Relationship Management department, in Financial Lines and in Cyber. She holds a degree in Economics from the University of Hamburg, and she is a Fellow of the Charted Insurance Institute (FCII) in London.

The new Head of Financial Lines, Ralf Rebetge, has more than 20 years of expertise within this sector. Before joining GC&C in 2020, he covered several management positions, including at Chubb Insurance Company in Europe. Rebetge has been shaping the Financial Lines division for many years and has gained an international experience through several years abroad.

Sebastian Vogel, the new Head of Casualty, joined GC&C in 2020. Over the past 15 years Vogel has built an international expertise in the insurance industry, covering various positions as Casualty Expert at Marsh and Airbus. His qualifications include a Diploma in Business Administration (DH) and a Bachelor of Arts, as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Insurance Law from the University of Hamburg. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) in London.

Waeber, Rebetge and Vogel directly report to Matthias Arnold, who took over responsibility for GC&C's underwriting in Germany last year.