Dieter Wemmer

Swiss and German, born 1957

Year of initial election to UBS 2016

Functions at UBS Group AG

Member of the Compensation Committee / Member of the Risk Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2016
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2016

Professional history and education

Dieter Wemmer was elected to the BoD of UBS AG and UBS Group AG at the 2016 AGM. He has been a member of the Risk Committee since 2016 and since 2018 member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Wemmer was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Allianz SE from 2013 to 2017. He joined Allianz SE in 2012 as a member of the Board of Management, responsible for the insurance business in France, Benelux, Italy, Greece and Turkey and for the Center of Competence “Global Property & Casualty.” He was CFO of Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) from 2007 to 2011. From 2010 to 2011, he was Zurich’s Regional Chairman of Europe. Prior to this, Mr. Wemmer was CEO of the Europe General Insurance business and member of Zurich’s Group Executive Committee from 2004 to 2007. He held various other management positions in the Zurich Group such as Chief Operating Officer of the Europe General Insurance business from 2003 to 2004, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions from 1999 to 2003 and Head of Financial Controlling from 1997 to 1999. He began his career in the insurance industry within the Zurich Group in 1986 in Cologne after graduating from the University of Cologne with a master’s degree and acquiring his doctorate in mathematics in 1985.

Other activities and functions

  • Board member of Ørsted A/S
  • Member of the CFO Forum
  • Member of the Systemic Risk Working Group of the ECB and the BIS
  • Member of the Berlin Center of Corporate Governance