Johannes Bayer | Non-Executive Director

Johannes is the CFO of Allianz Africa and since April 2021, has also been responsible for the Life product function. He is focused on improving the profitability of AZ Africa Life products and cost management overall.

Prior to Allianz Africa, Johannes worked for Allianz Partners as Head of Strategy & Portfolio Management and Regional Finance Director for Western Europe and the Asia Pacific located in Bangkok and Paris. During that time, Johannes shaped the merger of Allianz Global Assistance, Allianz Worldwide Care, and Allianz Global Automotive. As Finance Director, he was instrumental in the roll-out of Finance Transformation in the APAC region, implementing a more sophisticated planning and controlling approach and professionalizing the relationship with Underwriting for pricing purposes. Prior to Allianz Partners, Johannes worked as a Project Manager in Allianz SE and for Bain & Company consulting in Germany and India.

Johannes studied physics in Germany and in the United States. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich