Holger Tewes-Kampelmann will succeed Amer Ahmed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Allianz SE Reinsurance (Allianz Re), the reinsurance arm of the global insurance carrier, effective May 1st, 2021.

Amer Ahmed, the CEO of Allianz Re since 2012, will step down to pursue new responsibilities outside the group.

Ahmed was instrumental in the rationalisation of Allianz’s reinsurance buying programme, creating a global buying strategy that was more efficient as well as profitable for the group.

Ahmed had, joined Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) in 2002 before moving to Allianz Re in 2007, serving as its CEO since 2012.

Tewes-Kampelmann joined Allianz’s group planning and controlling department in 2004. He was appointed CFO at Allianz Re in 2012, and became its managing director for Resolution Management in 2016.

Tewes-Kampelmann joined Allianz’s Group Planning and Controlling division in 2004. In 2012, he was named CFO of Allianz Re, and became the unit’s Managing Director for Resolution Management, the Group’s run-off business, in 2016.