Swiss Life Germany has appointed Lothar Engelke as chief technology officer (CTO) and a member of the executive board, effective 1 July 2019.
Engelke will report to Jörg Arnold, CEO of Swiss Life Germany. He will be responsible for the company-wide IT and digitisation strategy of the insurance and financial advisory firm and is responsible for the consistent further development of IT platforms and applications at Swiss Life.
Currently, Engelke works as managing director of Itergo GmbH in the Ergo Group. In his previous professional career, he held responsible leadership positions in the software and insurance industry, including at IBM Germany, Gothaer Systems GmbH and within the Axa Group.
Lothar Engelke succeeds Matthias Trabandt, who as head of Group IT has taken on new responsibilities at the corporate headquarters of the Swiss Life Group in Zurich.