Oliver Bäte is Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE (CEO).

He started his career with McKinsey & Company in New York. Later, he moved to their offices in Germany. In 1998, he took over McKinsey’s German insurance practice. In 2003, he became Director in charge of the firm’s European insurance and asset management sector.

Oliver joined the Board of Management of Allianz SE in 2008 as Global Chief Operating Officer. In September 2009, he took over the Chief Financial Officer position. Effective January 2013 he became responsible for Insurance Western & Southern Europe and Global P&C markets. On May 6, 2015 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Management.

Oliver Bäte studied business administration at University of Cologne and holds a MBA from the NYU, Leonard Stern School of Business. Oliver is Assistant Professor at University of Cologne, for Insurance and Capital Markets.