Press release

GDV Presidential Board prepares leadership transition

The Presidential Board of the German Insurance Association (GDV) unanimously designated Dr Wolfgang Weiler as new President. If confirmed by the General Assembly , Weiler would take the baton from Dr Alexander Erdland who will step down on 27 September 2017.

Wolfgang Weiler, who holds a PhD in business administration, is chairman of the management boards of the HUK-COBURG insurance group and has been serving on the GDV’s Presidential Board as well as on various committees and bodies in the insurance sector for many years.

Dr Wolfgang Weiler
designated President of the German Insurance Association (GDV)



Speaking on behalf of the Presidential Board, Dr Erdland said, “My fellow board members and I are excited to propose Dr Wolfgang Weiler as our new President, an extraordinarily experienced and renowned colleague, who is highly esteemed both within and beyond our industry.”