Jan De Meulder to retire on 30 April 2015

Basel, Jan De Meulder, CEO Basler Versicherungen in Germany and member of the Corporate Executive Committee (1955, Belgium), has decided to enter retirement on 30 April 2015.

An announcement regarding the selection of his successor will be made by Baloise in due course.

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the Baloise Group is a European provider of insurance and pension solutions and has positioned itself as a market player that offers an intelligent 'Safety World' prevention strategy. In Switzerland the Company operates as a focused financial services provider, offering a combination of insurance and banking services. It also has a market presence in Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg. Its distribution network includes its own sales organisation as well as brokers and other partners. The Company uses its competence centre in Luxembourg to run its business in innovative pension products for private customers throughout Europe. Bâloise Holding Ltd shares are listed in the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange. The Baloise Group employs some 7,400 people.