Manfred Behrens

Born 1955, German national
Chief Executive Officer AWD (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 regional manager. He joined Volksfürsorge Deutsche Lebensversicherungs-AG in May 1996 and, in 1998, was appointed Member of the Board of Management 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. He was appointed Co-Chief Executive Officer of AWD (Co-CEO AWD) in September 2008. In April 2009 he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of AWD (CEO AWD).

Manfred Behrens has been a Member of Swiss Life’s Corporate Executive Board since May 2008.

Other appointments

Aareal Bank, Wiesbaden, Member of the Supervisory Board
– Commerzbank, Frankfurt am Main, Member of the Regional Advisory Committee North


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