Changes during and after the end of the financial year

Roland Gröll (year of birth: 1965) was Member of the Vienna Insurance Group Managing Board in the 2017 reporting year from 1 January 2017 until 30 June 2017. He became member of the Managing Boards of Wiener Städtische and Donau Versicherung on 1 July 2017.

Liane Hirner became a Member of the Vienna Insurance Group Managing Board on 1 February 2018 and is responsible for Finance and accounting. She succeeds Martin Simhandl, who will be leaving the Managing Board at the end of his term of office on 30 June 2018.

Liane Hirner (portrait, © Ian Ehm)

Liane Hirner
Year of birth: 1968
First appointed on: 1 February 2018
End of current term of office: 31 January 2023

Liane Hirner studied business administration in Graz. Before joining Vienna Insurance Group, she worked at PwC Austria’s audit department where she started in 1993, and when she left, Liane was partner of the insurance sector. In addition to her work as an auditor, Liane Hirner has also been involved in many professional associations, such as the IFRS Working Group of the Austrian Insurance Association and the Insurance Working Party of Accountancy Europe in Brussels.

Areas of responsibility: Finance and accounting (since 1 February 2018)

Peter Thirring (year of birth: 1957) was appointed to the Vienna Insurance Group Managing Board on 1 July 2018 (his term of office ends 30 June 2023).