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News 2017

  1. Baloise recruits new members for its Corporate Executive Committee

    The Board of Directors of Bâloise Holding Ltd has appointed Matthias Henny as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Carsten Stolz as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Both will take up their roles on 1 May 2017. There are also changes to the Board of Directors. Michael Becker will not be standing for re-election at the Annual General Meeting on 28 April. He is to be replaced by Thomas von Planta.

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  2. Sale of life portfolio completed

    Basler Versicherungen in Germany has completed the transfer of the closed portfolio held by the German branch of Baloise Life Ltd to the Frankfurter Leben Group.

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  3. Mobile insurer 'Friday' launched

    Baloise has launched 'Friday', an insurance start-up, in Berlin. The company, which operates with a high level of autonomy, will enter the German market in the first quarter of 2017 with a motor vehicle insurance policy that is focused squarely on the benefits for customers. Christoph Samwer has been appointed CEO.

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News 2016

  1. Baloise increases its share buy-back programme

    Baloise is increasing the volume of share repurchases announced at the Investor Day in October 2016 from one million to three million. As part of its positive shareholder policy, Baloise is thus counteracting the dilution of earnings per share resulting from a convertible bond that reached maturity in November 2016.

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News 2015

  1. Changes to Baloise Board of Directors and new CEO for Belgium

    Belgian Hugo Lasat is to join the Board of Directors of Bâloise Holding Ltd. At the same time, Eveline Saupper has announced that she will not be standing for re-election. Henk Janssen has been appointed new CEO of Baloise Insurance in Belgium.

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News 2014

  1. Basler Germany: Change to management team

    Jürg Schiltknecht, the acting Deputy CEO and CFO of Basler Versicherungen in Germany, will become CEO of Basler Versicherungen in Germany as of 1 May 2015. He will succeed Jan De Meulder, who is set to retire on 30 April 2015.

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News 2013

  1. Baloise strengthens its position in Luxembourg

    Baloise Luxembourg is to purchase the Luxembourg business of the Belgian P&V Assurances insurance company. With this purchase, Baloise will increase the market share of its life and non-life businesses in Luxembourg to more than 10 per cent in each sector, thus significantly strengthening its position in the Luxembourg market.

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