CEO of Basler Germany takes medical leave

Basel, Jan De Meulder, CEO of Basler Versicherungen in Germany, has fallen ill. He expects to take up his operational activities again in four to six months' time.
Jürg Schiltknecht, CFO of Basler Versicherungen in Germany, will act as deputy until Jan De Meulder's return.
These changes have no influence on the targets of Basler Versicherungen in Germany.

The Baloise Group is more than just a traditional insurance company. The changing security, safety and service needs of society in the digital age lie at the heart of its business activities. The 7,400 or so employees of Baloise therefore focus on the wishes of their customers. The best possible customer service, combined with innovative products and services, makes Baloise the first choice for people who want to feel 'simply safe'. Located at the heart of Europe, with its head office in Basel, the Baloise Group is a provider of prevention, pension, assistance and insurance solutions. Its core markets are Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. In Switzerland, with Baloise Bank SoBa, the Group also operates as a specialised financial services provider, offering a combination of insurance and banking services. The Group offers innovative pension products to retail customers throughout Europe from its competence centre in Luxembourg. Bâloise Holding Ltd shares are listed in the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange.