Athora Group Operating Committee

Athora’s Group Operating Committee is a forum for senior leadership to provide detailed insight into, among other things, the conduct and performance of the whole business of the Group to the Group CEO and President & Deputy CEO. 

Mike Wells*

Group Chief Executive Officer

Michele Bareggi*

President & Deputy CEO

Anders Malmström*

Group Chief Financial Officer

Ward Bobitz*

Group General Counsel

Lukas Ziewer* **

Group Chief Risk Officer

Chantal Waight

Managing Director, Group Risk

Eric Viet

Regional CEO

Eveline Deegan

Group Chief Internal Auditor

Henrik Matsen

Group Chief Strategy and Underwriting Officer

Michael Leitschkis

Group Chief Actuary

Shamira Mohammed

Group Chief Accounting Officer

Stefan Spohr

Group Chief Operating Officer

Ulf Larsen ***

Group Chief People & Culture Officer

* Member of Athora’s Management Committee. The purpose of the Management Committee is to evidence the discharge of responsibility by its Chair for management of our assets, business and operations in accordance with the strategic direction, integrated management plan, risk appetite and strategy policy, relevant legal and regulatory obligations and bounds of spend on business growth/acquisitions approved by Athora’s Board of Directors.  
** It was announced on 12 February 2023 that Mr. Ziewer, who has served as Group Chief Risk Officer (CRO) since September 2018, would step down from his role in 2023. A new Group CRO will be appointed in due course, subject to regulatory and other approvals.
*** It was announced on 12 February 2023 that Mr. Larsen, who has served as Group Chief People & Culture Officer since November 2017, would step down from his role in 2023. A new Group Chief People & Culture Officer will be appointed in due course.