Swiss Life announces new CFO
Current Swiss Life Group Chief Risk Officer Matthias Aellig in March 2019 will take over as Group CFO. He then will also become a member of Swiss Life’s Corporate Executive Board, succeeding current CFO Thomas Buess who is taking on non-executive duties.
Matthias Aellig studied physics at the University of Bern, Switzerland. After receiving his doctorate in the field of solar wind and completing a research visit at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he joined strategic consultancy McKinsey in Zurich as an advisor working on projects in banking and insurance. At the end of 2003, Aellig joined Winterthur Group (now AXA) as Head of Value Management and later as Chief actuary, Life. In 2007 he joined Zurich Switzerland as Chief actuary, Life; and Swiss Life in 2010 as Chief Risk Officer.