Alexander Bockelmann appointed CTO of the Baloise Group

Basel, December 17, 2018. Over the past two years, the Baloise Group has been laying the foundations for the insurance services of the future as part of its Simply Safe strategic phase. In order to drive forward this transformation and digitalisation with the necessary speed and consistency, the Board of Directors of Bâloise Holding Ltd has decided to create a Group IT corporate division. It will be headed by Alexander Bockelmann, who has been appointed to the Corporate Executive Committee in the role of Chief IT Officer (CTO).

The early incorporation of IT and technology aspects will become even more crucial to Baloise’s business success in future and is therefore of great strategic importance. In anticipation of this, the Board of Directors of Bâloise Holding Ltd has decided to introduce a new corporate division, Group IT, with effect from the first quarter of 2019. It will complement the existing corporate divisions (CDs): CD Finance, CD Switzerland, CD Asset Management and CD Corporate Centre. The new corporate division will be headed by Alexander Bockelmann as Chief IT Officer (CTO). He will report directly to CEO Gert De Winter.
“Alexander Bockelmann is a proven expert in IT, digitalisation and transformation in the insurance industry and has almost two decades of experience. I am delighted that we have him on board for the tasks ahead,” says Gert De Winter, Group CEO.
Prior to his appointment as CTO of the Baloise Group, Alexander Bockelmann, who has a PhD in geosciences, worked for UNIQA Insurance Group AG, which he joined in 2013. His most recent position was Chief Digital Officer on the Management Board. Other previous roles include working at Allianz and the Boston Consulting Group. Dr Bockelmann will take up his position at the Baloise Group on 1 February 2019.

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Roberto Brunazzi

Head of Media Relations

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+41 58 285 82 14

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media.relations@baloise.com
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Marc Kaiser

Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

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+41 58 285 81 81

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marc.kaiser@baloise.com

Die Baloise Group ist mehr als eine traditionelle Versicherung. Im Fokus ihrer Geschäftstätigkeit stehen die sich wandelnden Sicherheits- und Dienstleistungsbedürfnisse der Gesellschaft im digitalen Zeitalter. Die rund 7'300 Baloise Mitarbeitenden fokussieren sich deshalb auf die Wünsche ihrer Kunden. Ein optimaler Kundenservice sowie innovative Produkte und Dienstleistungen machen die Baloise zur ersten Wahl für alle Menschen, die sich einfach sicher fühlen wollen. Im Herzen von Europa mit Sitz in Basel, agiert die Baloise Group als Anbieterin von Präventions-, Vorsorge-, Assistance- und Versicherungslösungen. Ihre Kernmärkte sind die Schweiz, Deutschland, Belgien und Luxemburg. In der Schweiz fungiert sie mit der Baloise Bank SoBa zudem als fokussierte Finanzdienstleisterin, einer Kombination von Versicherung und Bank. Das Geschäft mit innovativen Vorsorgeprodukten für Privatkunden in ganz Europa betreibt die Baloise mit ihrem Kompetenzzentrum von Luxemburg aus. Die Aktie der Bâloise Holding AG ist im Hauptsegment an der SIX Swiss Exchange kotiert.

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