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Allianz SE CEO Oliver Bäte joins Coalition's Board of Directors
Wed, 29th Nov 2023

Oliver Bte, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE since May 2015, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Coalition, an Active Insurance provider specialising in digital risk. Mr Bäte, with over a quarter of a century of experience within the industry, offers a wealth of knowledge in global operations and long-term planning.

On 29 November 2023, Coalition proudly heralded the appointment of Mr Bäte, whose experience will be particularly beneficial for the firm given the rapidly evolving cyber insurance market. By leveraging Mr Bte's insight, Coalition express confidence in fulfilling its ambitious goal of ensuring protection for the many organisations that remain unprotected in this digital age.

Joshua Motta, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Coalition, warmly welcomed Mr Bäte saying, “We’re thrilled to have Oliver join Coalition’s Board as it’s a testament to his commitment to technological innovation in insurance. The cyber insurance market is always evolving, and having Oliver’s insight and expertise on the industry, global operations, and long-term planning will be invaluable as we all seek to achieve an ambitious goal: to protect all those organisations that are currently unprotected."

Mr Bäte's illustrious career at Allianz Group began when he took on the role of CEO of Allianz SE in 2015. Before acquiring this position, he held several leadership roles at McKinsey and Company, including Director of the firm's European insurance and asset management practice. As a longstanding executive, his experience and strategic outlook will add a significant depth to the Coalition board.

Reflecting on his new appointment, Mr Bäte said, "Today, businesses across the world are experiencing new types of risks, and our industry requires new thinking to address them. I am encouraged by Coalition’s innovative approach to managing and mitigating cyber risk in today’s digital world and am pleased to join Coalition’s Board of Directors."

Mr Bäte joins Coalition's esteemed board comprised of members such as Bret Johnsen, CFO of SpaceX; Julie Richardson, Independent Board Member; Shardul Shah, Partner at Index Ventures; Nick Shalek, General Partner at Ribbit Capital; John Hering, co-founder of Coalition; and Joshua Motta, the company's CEO and co-founder.