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Carsten Werle new Head of Investor Relations at Talanx AG

With effect from 1 November 2013, the Board of Management of Talanx AG has appointed Carsten Werle as Head of Investor Relations succeeding Dr. Wolfram Schmitt. His responsibility comprises the communication with shareholders, investors, analysts and rating agencies, globally. Werle directly reports to CEO Herbert K. Haas.

Werle (41) has long-standing capital markets experience from his former role as sell-side analyst at various broker houses. Among others, he led the European Equity Research of Sal. Oppenheim and the German-Swiss Research of Macquarie. He joined the Investor Relations department of Talanx in November 2011.

Schmitt (55) joined Talanx AG as Head of the newly founded Investor Relations department in November 2010. Following the IPO of Talanx AG in autumn 2012, Wolfram Schmitt leaves the Talanx Group – in full accordance with his three-year contract term – to pursue new professional interests.

“We are extremely grateful for Wolfram Schmitt’s extraordinary dedication and his highly valuable contribution to get Talanx go public. We wish him all the best for his future. At the same time, we are very glad to have secured with Carsten Werle – who has already strongly contributed to the built-up of our Investor Relations capacity since 2011 – a guarantor for continuity in our communication with the capital markets. We wish him all the best for his new task”, said Herbert K. Haas, CEO of Talanx AG.


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