Athene Lebensversicherung AG

Abraham-Lincoln-Park 1 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany
Athene Lebensversicherung AG is a Germany-based insurance company focused on the efficient management of insurance portfolios in the areas of annuities and retirement planning. Through our integration into Athene Holding Ltd. and its insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries in the United States, Bermuda and Germany, Athene Lebensversicherung AG benefits from the financial strength of an international insurance group. With retroactive effect from January 1, 2015, Hamburger Lebensversicherung AG was merged with Athene Lebensversicherung AG.

Company Staff

Heinz-Jürgen Roppertz
Chief Financial Officer
Heinz-Jürgen Roppertz is Chief Financial Officer of Athene Lebensversicherung AG. Mr. Roppertz, born in the Westphalian city of Hamm, has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector. After studying business administration, he began his career in 1986 at Gerling E & L Lebensversicherungs-AG, formerly AXA Leben, where he was the department head in accounting. In October 2001, he joined Delta Lloyd Deutschland AG, and has been in charge of the Accounting Department ever since. During this time, he established the national and international accounting principles and objectives for the companies of Delta Lloyd Deutschland AG and the Delta Lloyd Group and further developed and improved them. He is married and has three children.
Ina Kirchhof
Chairperson of the Management Board - Chief Executive Officer
Ina Kirchhof is Chief Executive Officer of Athene Lebensversicherung AG. She was most recently with the ERGO Insurance Group in Dusseldorf from 2009 to 2015. There she was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a director of ERGO's IT company, ITERGO. Previously, she was with Accenture in Germany for 23 years, including serving as the Lead Partner of their Insurance Practice in Germany. In addition she was member of the European Partner Sounding Board within Accenture. Ms. Kirchhof holds a Master of Business Economics from the Univerisities of Braunschweig and Hannover and she is a member of the Council of the University of Applied Sciences of Duesseldorf.
Thorsten Wagner
Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary
Dr. Thorsten Wagner, born in Cuxhaven in Lower Saxony, is member of the Board of Athene Lebensversicherung AG. In this function he is responsible for the Risk Management and Actuarial functions. Dr. Wagner has 17 years of professional experience as life insurance actuary and risk management leader. After his Ph.D. he started his professional career in 1999 at PwC in the field of actuarial audit of insurance companies. In 2005 he joined B&W Deloitte where he managed actuarial consulting and review projects. His most recent professional experience was with KPMG as a Director, leading the German actuarial team in life insurance engagements with an emphasis on Solvency II. Dr. Wagner lives in Cologne with his wife Sonja and his two children, Lene and Niklas.