Dr. Johannes Bayer joined the board of management of Allianz Africa as Regional Chief Financial Officer on April 1, 2021. Before joining Allianz Africa, he worked for Allianz Partners where he held key positions for more than 8 years as Head of Strategy and Portfolio Management then as Regional Finance Director.
In this last role, he was responsible first for the APAC region and LOB Assistance and then later on in addition for the Western Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa.
During that time, Johannes shaped the merger of Allianz Global Assistance, Allianz Worldwide Care and Allianz Global Automotive.
As Finance Director, he was instrumental in the roll-out of Finance Transformation in the APAC region as well as implementing a more sophisticated planning and controlling approach, he prepared this approach for a global roll-out leveraging one planning tool for Allianz Partners.
His key achievements include professionalizing the relationship with Underwriting and establishing the rate card approach for Allianz Partners as a comprehensive and holistic input for pricing.
Prior to Allianz Partners, Johannes worked as Project Manager in Allianz SE on distribution topics for 2 years. He also worked for Bain & Company consulting in Germany and India for 5 years.
Dr. Johannes holds a Master of Arts in Physics from University of Texas in Austin (USA) and a PhD in Physics from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.