Dr. Olaf Kliesow

Dr. Olaf Kliesow

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ALLIANZ PNB LIFE

Dr. Olaf Kliesow was named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Allianz PNB Life on June 2016. He takes on the lead in establishing its strategy and growing its core business in the Philippine market through digital innovation.
As a seasoned corporate lawyer, Dr. Kliesow distinguishes himself in the international finance consulting sector. Recently, he became the first foreign president of the Philippine Life Insurance Association (PLIA). He served as the Head of Global Life and Health Business Development of Allianz SE (2013-2016) and as Chairman and CEO of Allianz Life Japan (2010-2013). He was a Member of the Board (2008-2010) and International Life Division Head (2005-2008) for HDI-Gerling, and as CEO of HDI-Gerling Life Switzerland (2004).
Dr. Kliesow studied Law at University of Bonn (1990), completed his Doctorate at the University of Münster with summa cum laude honors (2000), and earned his diploma in Economics at St. Gallen Management Institute (2009).