Robert Otto appointed a member of Achmea’s Executive Board

Robert Otto (47) has been appointed a member of Achmea’s Executive Board as of today. He will take on responsibility for the segments Centraal Beheer, Interpolis, Non-Life and Market Strategy. This appointment restores Achmea’s Executive Board to its full capacity.

Robert Otto has spent the past two years as chair of Achmea’s Non-Life division. His appointment fills the vacancy created by the recent departure of Jeroen van Breda Vriesman.

Important role
Willem van Duin, Chairman of Achmea’s Executive Board: “Over the past two years, Robert has played an important role in shaping and merging our non-life and income protection insurance businesses and revitalising our products and services. His appointment boosts the board’s expertise on non-life and income protection insurance and commerce. I am proud that we can once again welcome someone from within our company to the Executive Board.”

Career summary
After completing his law degree at Leiden University, Robert Otto began his career at ING in 1992. In his final position at the banking and insurance group he was responsible for ING Insurance and Postbank Insurance. After a period of two years as CEO of OHRA, he took up the post of general director of the commercial division at Delta Lloyd in 2010. Robert Otto joined Achmea in mid-2013.

Composition of the Executive Board
As of 17 August 2015, Achmea’s Executive Board will comprise Willem van Duin (Chairman), Roelof Konterman (Vice-Chairman), Huub Arendse (CFO), Henk Timmer (CRO), Bianca Tetteroo and Robert Otto.