Manfred Behrens | Born 1955, German national

Co-Chief Executive Officer AWD (Co-CEO AWD)

After graduating in law, Manfred Behrens initially worked as an attorney in a Hamburg-based law firm. In 1984 he moved to Hamburg Mannheimer AG, where he assumed various leading positions in the areas of law and sales and went on to become state manager. He joined Volksfürsorge Deutsche Lebensversicherungs-AG in May 1996 and, in 1998, was appointed Member of the Board of Directors with responsibility for sales and marketing. Manfred Behrens moved to Swiss Life in January 2004, where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Life in Germany (CEO Germany) until August 2008.

Manfred Behrens was appointed Co-Chief Executive Officer of AWD (Co-CEO AWD) in September 2008 and has been a Member of Swiss Life’s Corporate Executive Board since May of the same year.

Other appointments:
  • Aareal Bank, Wiesbaden, Member of the Supervisory Board

  • Commerzbank, Member of the Federal State Advisory Committee

  • German Insurance Association, Member of the Main Committee Life Insurance and Member of the Chairman’s Committee

Manfred Behrens